2017 Solar Eclipse Will Be Viewable From Tennessee

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Image courtesy of eclipse2017.org.

Mark your calendars for Aug. 21, 2017. That’s the date when a total solar eclipse will be coming to the U.S., and some Tennessee residents will have a front-row seat for the show.

Middle Tennessee residents in Clarksville, Springfield, Portland, Westmoreland and Nashville will all get a look at the total eclipse. Franklin, Kingston Springs, and Brentwood residents should head northeast to make sure they get in the totality zone.

Unfortunately, Chattanooga and Knoxville are both outside of the path, and Memphis will only see a partial eclipse (which means you need to wear eye protection!).

Learn more about the eclipse at eclipse2017.org and find out which Tennessee parks you can camp out at for a seat to the show at tnstateparks.com.

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  1. Zach Little

    June 30, 2017 at 11:03 am

    Please double check the need for eye protection for partial eclipses because according to NASA a partial eclipse is the time you need protection due to the light intensity and possible blindness. Below is the nasa page I’m using as a reference. By all means if I’m misunderstanding something please correct me. https://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEhelp/safety.html

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