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

Latitude: 42° 03' 45" NLongitude: 104° 11' 04" W
Duration of Totality*: 2m 1sPartial phase start: 10:25:06AM (MDT), at "1:00 o'clock" on the sun's disk
Totality Start*: 11:46:59AM (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 Torrington!

Standard Google Map of Torrington and vicinity
Current Weather Forecast for Torrington
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 Torrington

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

Torrington, WY


Torrington is in the path of totality for the Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017!
Observers there will see (appx.) 2m 1s 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

 


The Goshen County Solar Eclipse Committee is offering information about their community in relation to the upcoming Solar Eclipse!

For further information, contact:
Sarah Chaires
Museum Director
Homesteaders Museum
P.O. Box 250
Torrington, WY 82240

(307) 532-5612


Official Plans for viewing the eclipse from Torrington

Visit the Goshen County 2017 eclipse Facebook page!

 

And also, the Goshen County 2017 eclipse website!



For more info on any of the below, please visit www.gogoshen.net

 

Events in Torrington on the 19th

Open Play Flag Day Tournament at Cottonwood Golf Course

Must have a handicap card. 

Open tee times until full. Par plus handicap.

Purchase Tickets at the gold course or call Dave at 307-532-3868

Rd 149, Torrington, WY 82240

 

Breakfast In Historical Church

2141 West A St Torrington from 7:30-9am

 

Haven on the Rock in Fort Laramie

Horse trail rides, shooting range, rappelling, target sports and more!

560 Rd 55, Fort Laramie, WY 82212

1 307-575-6515

 

Eclipse Rodeo- details to come

 

Goshen County Quilters Eclipse Raffle

Members of the Goshen County Quilters are translating the Total Solar Eclipse into works of art to be raffled during the festivities. Most of the eclipsed themed items will be small quilts or wall hangings.

 

Thunder in the Valley Mud Races and Mud Bogs

5151 Lift Station Road Torrington at 7 am

Overnight camping available.

Call Tammy 307-575-0430

https://www.facebook.com/valleymotorsport/?hc_ref=SEARCH&fref=nf

 

Hot Wyo Nights

2 pm – 8 pm

Fun for the whole family!

https://www.facebook.com/McKinleyandLamore/

 

Church in the Park and Hamburger Fry

Whipple Park

Service at 10 am hamburger supper to follow

Contact North Hills Baptist Church

Dave at 307-575-2104

 

Events in Torrington on the 20th

Open Play Flag Day Tournament at Cottonwood Golf Course

Must have a handicap card. 

Open tee times until full. Par plus handicap.

Purchase Tickets at the gold course or call Dave at 307-532-3868

Rd 149, Torrington, WY 82240

 

Total Eclipse of the Farm Concert at Table Mountain Vineyards and Winery

Gates open at 4:30pm

Performing Acts:

Chancey Williams & the Younger Brothers Band - 7:30 pm (Country)

Screen Door Porch - 6 pm (Folk, Americana)

Tickets - WyoWine.com

$40 each (general admission) or VIP/Sponsor Package Available

Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and seating -

* All guests receive free tickets to the Viewing Party on 8/21

 

Breakfast In Historical Church

2141 West A St Torrington from 7:30-9am

 

Thunder in the Valley Mud Races and Mud Bogs

5151 Lift Station Road Torrington at 7 am

Overnight camping available.

Call Tammy 307-575-0430

https://www.facebook.com/valleymotorsport/?hc_ref=SEARCH&fref=nf

 

Haven on the Rock in Fort Laramie

Horse trail rides, shooting range, rappelling, target sports and more!

560 Rd 55, Fort Laramie, WY 82212

1 307-575-6515

 

Hot Wyo Nights

2 pm – 8 pm

Fun for the whole family!

https://www.facebook.com/McKinleyandLamore/

 

Church in the Park and Hamburger Fry

Whipple Park

Service at 10 am hamburger supper to follow

Contact North Hills Baptist Church

Dave at 307-575-2104

 

Events in Torrington on the 21st

Open Play Flag Day Tournament at Cottonwood Golf Course

Must have a handicap card. 

Open tee times until full. Par plus handicap.

Purchase Tickets at the gold course or call Dave at 307-532-3868

Rd 149, Torrington, WY 82240

 

Haven on the Rock in Fort Laramie

Horse trail rides, shooting range, rappelling, target sports and more!

560 Rd 55, Fort Laramie, WY 82212

1 307-575-6515

 

Church in the Park and Hamburger Fry

Whipple Park

Service at 10 am hamburger supper to follow

Contact North Hills Baptist Church

Dave at 307-575-2104

 

Viewing Areas

 

Fort Laramie National Historic Site

Daily Viewing Sites

965 Grey Rocks Road, Fort Laramie, WY 82212

+1 307-837-2221

www.nps.gov

 

Table Mountain Vineyard-WYO WINE

The Viewing Party - 8/21

$20 Per Person for property access/viewing areas (concert ticket holders & campers are free) - Glass will be provided

Breakfast Served from Kitchen & Bloody Mary/Mimosa Bar (all for purchase)

 

Historic Jay Em Eclipse Celebration

Contact Mindy Hartung

August 15th – August 23rd

307-575-8090

[email protected]  

https://www.facebook.com/Jay-Em-Eclipse-Camping

300+ Dry Camping Spots 16x30’

Camping $100/day

Viewing and Parking $50/day

Potter Pottys Available

Check back on our Facebook Page for entertainment!

 

Beautiful Country Venue

How about a country setting for an awesome view of the 2017 Solar Eclipse! Being minutes from town you won’t miss all the activities however you don't have to worry about light pollution. Don’t miss out on a weekend filled with wild life and a western spirit! We are going to offer dry camping only. We will have available approximately 20 camping spots. Bring your camper or tent and enjoy the eclipse in a nice quiet open setting for just $75.00 – $150.00 per night. If you need a place to view the eclipse stop on by $50 parking and viewing charge 9am-2pm. Please give us a call to reserve your spot today, 307-837-0181(if no one answers please leave a message).



Pictures of the Torrington area

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If you are an official of Torrington, 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!
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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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