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Local Circumstances for the 21 AUG 2017 Total Solar Eclipse at Carrollton, MO:

Latitude: 39° 21' 30" NLongitude: 93° 29' 45" W
Duration of Totality*: 2m 37sPartial phase start: 11:43:19AM (CDT), at "1:00 o'clock" on the sun's disk
Totality Start*: 1:09:34PM (CDT)
*All times shown are calculated for the lat/long specified above, and are accurate to within a couple of seconds, due mainly to influences of the "edge effects" at the start and end of totality.
For a more detailed explanation of this, please see the "About Accuracy" section of this great 2017 eclipse page by Ernie Wright of NASA!
Please also note that these times have been converted from UTC; if you see times on other sites that say "UTC"/ "UT", or "GMT", those are NOT the local times for you in Carrollton!

Standard Google Map of Carrollton and vicinity
Current Weather Forecast for Carrollton
Visit our "Weather" links above for other great cloud cover forecast maps!

Xavier Jubier's interactive map of the path near Carrollton

See our instructions page for use of the above map!
Launch a full-screen version of the above map!

Carrollton, MO

Carrollton is in the path of totality for the Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017!
Observers there will see (appx.) 2m 37s of totality!

(Get your eclipse glasses here – you MUST have them to safely view the partial phases!)

Do you have a location that could host folks seeking to watch the eclipse?
First, we'd suggest you contact your local Chamber of Commerce and/or Town/City Council.
But then, check out Sky & Telescope Magazine's Marketplace for viewing locations! also has a (paid) Eclipse advertising section, where you can make and post an ad to promote your products and services!


Please be sure to check out Dr. Kate Russo's excellent White Paper on Community Eclipse Planning!

Not where you want to be?
Go back to other MO cities!
Visit community pages for other states


Official Plans for viewing the eclipse from Carrollton

Lots of exciting Carrolton events are going on!


And Facebook:  2017eclipsecarrolltonmo 

Thursday, Aug 17

Kick-Off opening ceremonies on the Square

5-10PM Carnival on the Square


Restaurants Open; Uptown Bar and Grill, J B's Steakhouse, River Bottoms Brewing Company


Friday, Aug 18

5-10 Carnival on the Square 

Inflatables for Kids

Restaurants Open; J B's Steakhouse, Uptown Bar and Grill, River Bottoms Brewing Company, Main Street Restaurant

Music and Entertainment


Saturday, Aug. 19

Vendors Day on the Square beginning at 8AM

Farmer's Market on the Square beginning at 8AM

5-10 Carnival on the Square

25ft Water Slide on the Square 12-6PM

Mechanical Bull Rides on the Square 4-8PM

The Carroll County Historical Museum will be open 1PM-6PM

Restaurants Open; Main Street Restaurant, River Bottoms Brewing Company, Uptown Bar and Grill, J B’s Steakhouse


Saturday, La Bella Event Center

Music and Concert on the grounds Saturday evening


Saturday, Rupe Center

Astronomy meeting and get-together


Sunday, Aug. 20

Family Day in the park (many family events being planned)

Horse-drawn wagon rides in the afternoon thru the park

The Carroll County Historical Museum will be open 1PM-6PM

Sunday evening at Sunset, "Church in the Park"

Our churches joining together with Great gospel music and a special closing event


Sunday, La Bella Event Center

KC Barbecue Society cook-off 8AM-1PM


Monday, August 21

The Carroll County Historical Museum will be open 9AM-3PM

You "donut" want to miss breakfast at the Museum. They will be serving donuts, coffee, water, and soft drinks.

ECLIPSE DAY, 1:09PM, 2 min. 37 sec.


The C.A.E.A. will have special eyeglasses for purchase after May 1st, for $1.00. They will be something you need and will want to have as a "Keepsake" for you and your family.

Pictures of the Carrollton area

No pictures of Carrollton have been submitted yet!

If you are an official of Carrollton, who is responsible for Eclipse2017 public outreach,
please send us information about your community’s 2017 eclipse plans – so we can share it here with everyone!
(Please note, we are completely swamped with requests, so NO more pictures - and PLEASE give us the text EXACTLY so we can cut and paste it in!) encourages everyone to get into the path of totality on eclipse day,
and see one of the greatest sights the sky has to offer!

(And make sure to have eclipse glasses on hand for everyone!)

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