Missouri solar eclipse map. The solar eclipse of august 21 2017 dubbed the great american eclipse by the media was a total solar eclipse visible within a band that spanned the entire contiguous united states passing from the pacific to the atlantic coasts. On 21 august many will look up to the sky to witness this phenomenon will you be one of them. You can see the sky darken and streetlamp light up as the car goes through. 21 2017 something is going to happen in the united states that has not happened since 1918.
The last 7 years. 21 2017 skies darkened from oregon to south carolina in the first total solar eclipse visible from coast to coast across the united states in 99 years. Googles street view car drove through the edge of totality in missouri during the 2017 total solar eclipse. This is the penumbral area for the july 2 2019 solar eclipse.
The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in kansas city. During a total solar eclipse the skies darken suddenly and the air gets noticeably colder facing by about 10of 55oc says fred espenak a famed eclipse expert and retired nasa astrophysicist. Rare solar eclipse in 2017 and another one in 2024 will mark giant x across us. On that date a total solar eclipse will be visible all the way from.
Millions of people will soon travel to a narrow strip in america to witness a rare event. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between earth and the sun thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the sun for a viewer on earth. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time for kansas city.
The total eclipses path will notably hit southern illinois university in carbondale ill which is also going to see a total solar eclipse on aug.