In Owensboro, Kentucky, we are stretching 2017’s Day of Darkness into a long weekend packed with events to celebrate the solar eclipse of Monday, Aug. 21.
Owensboro is located in the partial eclipse zone only 80 miles from the point of greatest eclipse near Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Owensboro will experience the effects of the eclipse from 11:56 a.m.-2:50 p.m. central time. The time of maximum eclipse in Owensboro is 1:25 p.m.
Owensboro’s weekend of events begins on Friday, Aug. 18, on the Owensboro riverfront.