The Clarksville area is going to be a part of an amazing phenomenon. Hopkinsville, Clarksville and Fort Campbell are in the direct path of the solar eclipse. This eclipse will happen on Monday, August 21, 2017. Anyone within the direct path will be able to witness a total solar eclipse. Anyone outside the direct path will get to witness a partial solar eclipse.
Since we are in the direct path we will be able to see it in its totality and for a longer period of time. Hopkinsville will be in darkness for 2 minutes and 40 seconds. Clarksville will be in the dark for 2 minutes and 17 seconds and Nashville for 1 minute and 54 seconds. Be aware that the eclipse will start at different times for different areas. The times for our area are as follows:
If you are planning on viewing the solar eclipse, please be safe!
Many places within the epicenter of the eclipse will be having events or viewing parties. If you are interested in one, make sure you reserve your spot, everything is filling up quickly, including the hotels!