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Local Circumstances for the 21 AUG 2017 Total Solar Eclipse at Thermopolis, WY:

Latitude: 43° 38' 46" NLongitude: 108° 12' 43" W
Duration of Totality*: 53sPartial phase start: 10:20:06AM (MDT), at "1:00 o'clock" on the sun's disk
Totality Start*: 11:40:00AM (MDT)
*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 Thermopolis!

Standard Google Map of Thermopolis and vicinity
Current Weather Forecast for Thermopolis
CURRENT CLOUD COVER:
LOCAL | NATIONAL
Visit our "Weather" links above for other great cloud cover forecast maps!

Xavier Jubier's interactive map of the path near Thermopolis

See our instructions page for use of the above map!
Launch a full-screen version of the above map!

Thermopolis, WY


Thermopolis is in the path of totality for the Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017!
Observers there will see (appx.) 53s 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!
Eclipse2017.org 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 WY cities!
Visit community pages for other states

 


Official Plans for viewing the eclipse from Thermopolis

Thermopolis is planning some eclipse activities!

A couple of events that have already been scheduled are:

  • August 18th:  Friday Night ArtStroll, downtown Thermopolis 5:00-8:00pm
  • August 19th:  Annual Demolition Derby, 6:00pm at the HSC Fairgrounds

Contact:

Meri Ann Rush
Executive Director
Thermopolis-Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce
220 Park Street
P.O. Box 768
Thermopolis, WY  82443

307-864-3192
thermopolischamber@rtconnect.net  


Jessica Slagle is the office assistant at the Thermopolis Chamber of Commerce and visitor center.  We are so excited that Thermopolis, Wyoming is within the path of totality for the 2017 Eclipse!!
Here is a link to our web-page dedicated to the Solar Eclipse:

http://thermopolischamber.org/2017-solar-eclipse

Visitors can get safety tips, see our events, find accommodations and also view precautions.  We will update our site as more information comes in.



Pictures of the Thermopolis area

 





If you are an official of Thermopolis, 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!)




 

Eclipse2017.org 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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