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Local Circumstances for the 21 AUG 2017 Total Solar Eclipse at Gallatin, TN:

Latitude: 36° 23' 18" NLongitude: 86° 26' 48" W
Duration of Totality*: 2m 40sPartial phase start: 11:59:04AM (CDT), at "1:30 o'clock" on the sun's disk
Totality Start*: 1:27:25PM (CDT)
*All times shown are calculated for the lat/long specified above, and are accurate to within a couple of seconds, due mainly to influences of the "edge effects" at the start and end of totality.
For a more detailed explanation of this, please see the "About Accuracy" section of this great 2017 eclipse page by Ernie Wright of NASA!
Please also note that these times have been converted from UTC; if you see times on other sites that say "UTC"/ "UT", or "GMT", those are NOT the local times for you in Gallatin!

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Gallatin, TN

Gallatin is in the path of totality for the Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017!
Observers there will see (appx.) 2m 40s of totality!

(Get your eclipse glasses here – you MUST have them to safely view the partial phases!)

Do you have a location that could host folks seeking to watch the eclipse?
First, we'd suggest you contact your local Chamber of Commerce and/or Town/City Council.
But then, check out Sky & Telescope Magazine's Marketplace for viewing locations! also has a (paid) Eclipse advertising section, where you can make and post an ad to promote your products and services!


Please be sure to check out Dr. Kate Russo's excellent White Paper on Community Eclipse Planning!

Not where you want to be?
Go back to other TN cities!
Visit community pages for other states


Official Plans for viewing the eclipse from Gallatin

EPIC Event Centre is right in the sweet spot for the most Totality, and will be hosting two separate events.
The EPIClipse Experience Lunch will take place during the actual eclipse with indoor options in case of inclement weather. Reservations can be made from
11:30am- 2:00PM. Chef Christopher and his team will be serving a Celestial Buffet with assorted offerings from the grill to include Rib Eye Steaks, Chicken, Vegetarian
friendly choices and much more. Vegan options available upon request--please specify "Vegan" on your reservation!
Equipment for safely viewing the Eclipse will be provided. Bar available. Reservations are REQUIRED.
The EPIClipse After Party is from 6pm-10pm. This FUN event will include a DJ playing a great mix of music and dancing in a club-like atmosphere
with a multitude of Food Stations showcasing Chef Christopher's Culinary Talents. We will also have a Slide Show of the Eclipse so that even if you
missed the actual event you can still Experience the EPIClipse. Bar available (attend both events and your first drink of the evening is on
us!)  Reservations are also REQUIRED for this event. Make your reservations NOW while “early bird” discounts still apply!
EPIC Event Centre & Chef Christopher’s Catering
392, 394, & 396 West Main St Gallatin, TN 37066


The Gallatin TN Eclipse Encounter is a public event at Triple Creek Park!

The spectacular event will include music for all ages, exceptional food, eclectic programs, a children’s play area, and vendors from 9a-3p.

Join us at the spacious Triple Creek Park to view the Total Eclipse of the Sun on Champion Drive.

Tourists, eclipse chasers, and the community will celebrate this momentous time together. Register through Eventbrite! Call us toll-free 888-301-7886.

Pictures of the Gallatin area

No pictures of Gallatin have been submitted yet!

If you are an official of Gallatin, who is responsible for Eclipse2017 public outreach,
please send us information about your community’s 2017 eclipse plans – so we can share it here with everyone!
(Please note, we are completely swamped with requests, so NO more pictures - and PLEASE give us the text EXACTLY so we can cut and paste it in!) encourages everyone to get into the path of totality on eclipse day,
and see one of the greatest sights the sky has to offer!

(And make sure to have eclipse glasses on hand for everyone!)

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