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Eclipse 2023

Eclipse Coming to Kerrville Area


October 14, 2023 – Annular Solar Eclipse

  • The Moon will cover 89.979% of the Sun’s surface*

  • Shadow path will be from northwest to southeast. Speed: 1919 m.p.h.

  • First contact - Eclipse begins at 10:22:41 a.m. local time (CDT)*

  • Second contact - Eclipse reaches annularity at 11:50:23 a.m. local time (CDT)*

  • Mid-Eclipse - Eclipse reaches maximum at 11:52:30 a.m. local time (CDT)*

  • Third contact - Eclipse annularity ends at 11:54:38 a.m. local time (CDT)*

  • Fourth contact – Eclipse ends at 01:30:41 p.m. local time (CDT)*

  • Total duration 4 minutes 15.2 seconds*

  • Must wear protective eyewear (solar safety glasses) throughout this event

  • Telescopes must be covered with special solar protective film across entire front aperture to protect optics (and eyes of the viewer!)

* All percentages & times are for the location of Sidney Baker & Main, downtown

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