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What to know durations for a location?

View NASA Interactive Map of Durations

Explore the map and click on any destination to get length of totality and eclipse start times.  All times are listed in UTC so you will need to adjust the start time for the St. Louis area by subtracting 5 hours from the listed time (eg. 18:16:50 pm = 1:16:50 pm CST)

Our St. Louis Task Force

The St. Louis Eclipse Task force has been working since 2014 to raise awareness of the August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse.  Our task force includes leaders from over 100 organizations such as schools, cities, parks, associations and businesses.  In 2016, we delivered more than 100 programs to area schools, libraries, cities, parks and business to raise awareness of this historic event which has not happened in St. Louis since the year 1442.

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Solar Glasses for Kids

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Other cities have already experienced such a solar eclipse and estimates of thousands of tourists visiting their region are quite common.

2008 Eclipse

In a remote part of China, "tens of thousands" of tourist gathered for an eclipse in 2008.

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2012 Eclipse

In 2012, a Total Eclipse in far-away Queensland Australia saw more than 50,000 people visit the region for an early morning eclipse. The local tourism head predicted the economic impact would amount to more than $75 million dollars (AU). 

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Closer to home, southern Utah saw more than 40,000 people visit their region for the purpose of viewing the 2012 eclipse:

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Eclipse Meeting in St. Louis

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