How To View the Solar Eclipse in Central Arkansas

View of Solar Eclipse through Trees

When and Where to Watch the Total Solar Eclipse Little Rock AR

Do you have plans for August 21 this year? Look up at the sky this year and enjoy a total solar eclipse. An incredible event that occurs every 18 months when the moon completely covers the sun, many local residents want to know – when and where to watch the total solar eclipse in Little Rock, AR. Check out this quick guide about how to view the solar eclipse in Central Arkansas.

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When Will the Solar Eclipse Occur and How Long Will it Last in Little Rock?

Are you interested in watching the solar eclipse this year? If you live in the Little Rock and Central Arkansas area, you will get to see an 88% eclipse in the immediate area. The eclipse will start for local viewers at 11:47 a.m. on August 21, will last two hours and 58 minutes and will reach its maximum coverage at 1:18 p.m. If you travel a little further North, you will be able to see a more complete eclipse. Locations that fall within the 100% coverage area include Kansas City, MO and Lincoln, NE. Visit https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/map/2017-august-21 for more information.

Diagram of Solar Eclipse

How To Safely View a Solar Eclipse

While there is no doubt, that a true total eclipse of the sun is a beautiful, once-in-a-lifetime sight, it is important that you NEVER look directly at a partial eclipse of the sun without eye protection. To ensure that you do not damage your eyes when you enjoy this astrological event, you can purchase a set of “solar eclipse” glasses or welder’s goggles with a 14 rating or higher. Another way to safely view a solar eclipse is by creating a “pinhole camera” with these easy-to-use instructions provided by NASA.

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Are you wondering when and where to watch the total solar eclipse in Little Rock, AR? Armed with this quick guide that includes the when, where, how long and a few safety tips, you can enjoy this incredible event. Do you need a new vehicle this year? Take a look at the Russell Chevrolet inventory to find the Chevy model that will be the best fit for your lifestyle and budget today!

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