See the Dark Moon Rise Over Georgetown – 2017 Eclipse

AUGUST 21, 2017

TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE

TIMES FOR GEORGETOWN, SC

START OF PARTIAL ECLIPSE- 1:17pm (EDT)

START OF TOTAL ECLIPSE- 2:46pm (EDT)

MAXIMUM ECLIPSE- 2:47pm (EDT)

END OF TOTAL ECLIPSE – 2:48pm (EDT)

END OF PARTIAL ECLIPSE – 4:09pm (EDT)

 

VIEWING LOCATIONS WITHIN THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN

EAST BAY PARK – FRONT STREET / GREENWICH DRIVE & EAST BAY STREET

MORGAN PARK – 515 EAST BAY STREET

HARBORWALK – 709 FRONT STREET

KAMINSKI HOUSE LAWN – 1003 FRONT STREET

 

HYDRATION STATIONS – PROVIDED BY GEORGETOWN CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT

FRANCIS MARION PARK

EAST BAY PARK

 

TRANSPORTATION TO ECLIPSE VIEWING LOCATIONS

UPDATE : Two buses will run from Georgetown High School/Georgetown Middle School to Broad and Prince Street for drop off and pick up.  Two buses will also run from the Hampton Inn, Quality Inn and Baymont Inn & Suites to Broad and Prince Street for drop off and pick up, then will ride around to East Bay Park for pick-up or drop off and then back to the hotels.

This will be a continuous service from 9:00am until 7:00pm.

 

MAJOR EVENT PARKING WILL BE IN EFFECT ON AUGUST 21, 2017

ECLIPSE PATH OF TOTALITY

 

ECLIPSE SAFETY

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VIEWING GLASSES WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS FOR PICK UP STARTING THURSDAY,  AUGUST 17TH

CITY HALL – 1134 N. FRASER STREET

FIRE DEPARTMENT – 1405 PRINCE STREET

POLICE DEPARTMENT – 2222 HIGHMARKET STREET

 

ECLIPSE EVENTS AROUND TOWN

In the Moon’s Shadow: The Strange and Rare Occurrences of Solar Eclipses, Strand Theater 8/20/2017 – FREE 6:00pm – Dr. Rubbo, Associate Professor of Astronomy at Coastal Carolina University (Dr. Rubbo will also be in Francis Marion Park on Aug. 21 during the eclipse to answer questions from the public)

 

OTHER ECLIPSE RESOURCES

http://www.eclipse2017.org/eclipse2017_main.htm

https://eclipse.aas.org/

https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/

https://www.greatamericaneclipse.com/south-carolina/