The next total solar eclipse visible from the continental United States occurs August 21, 2017. It’s likely to be the most-viewed ever. In St. Joseph, the fifth largest city along the path, you will experience just over 2 minutes and 38 seconds of totality, only 1.4 seconds short of the maximum time possible along the path.
There will be activities taking place in the days leading up to and on the day of the solar eclipse. Visit the St. Joseph Eclipse website for updates and information. You also find eclipse-related information on this downloadable PDF.
In St. Joseph, the eclipse begins at 11:40:34 a.m. The total eclipse starts at 1:06:19 p.m. Maximum eclipse occurs at 1:07:38 p.m. The end of totality is at 1:08:57 p.m. The eclipse ends at 2:34:27 p.m.
Several watch areas have been established around the city of St. Joseph. They include:
- Rosecrans Memorial Airport
- East Hills Shopping Center
- Trails West! Festival at Civic Center Park
- Remington Nature Center/St. Jo Frontier Casino (riverfront area)
- Tipple Hill Winery
The following locations will have special programming related to the eclipse:
- Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art
- Missouri Western State University
- Mount Mora Cemetery
- Pony Express National Museum
- Remington Nature Center
- St. Joseph Museum
- St. Joseph Public Library
- Rolling Hills Library
Note the address provided is for the event at Rosecrans Memorial Airport.