Eclipse 2017

A total solar eclipse of the sun will sweep across the continental United States Aug. 21, 2017. The eclipse, with a total duration of 90 minutes, includes an area of “greatest duration” that falls above Columbia, Missouri. Here, eclipse totality, starting at 1:12 p.m., will last 2 minutes 26 seconds.

View a map showing the path the eclipse will take across the United States.

Mizzou Director of Astronomy Angela Speck is part of the National Science Foundation-sponsored eclipse planning committee and has spearheaded Columbia eclipse preparation.

Total Solar Eclipse: The View From Columbia

Solar Eclipse Across America

How to Safely Watch a Solar Eclipse

Eclipse Events in Missouri

State Park Events

Community Events

How to Safely Watch a Solar Eclipse