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

Latitude: 39° 07' 23" NLongitude: 93° 11' 49" W
Duration of Totality*: 2m 39sPartial phase start: 11:43:57AM (CDT), at "1:00 o'clock" on the sun's disk
Totality Start*: 1:10:22PM (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 Marshall!

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

Xavier Jubier's interactive map of the path near Marshall

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Launch a full-screen version of the above map!

Marshall, MO

Marshall is in the path of totality for the Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017!
Observers there will see (appx.) 2m 39s 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


The community of Marshall, MO is in the path of totality, and citizens are gearing up for the eclipse event. We are hosting an educational speakers series beginning March 6th with Dr. Angela Speck, April 13th with Fred Espenak, May 18th with Val Germann and concluding June 1st with Jim Miller's telescope presentation.

In the meantime, you can contact:

Mary Keller
Community Eclipse Coordinator
Marshall Solar Eclipse Steering Committee



Please visit Marshall MO's page about the 2017 total eclipse!


And please visit them on Facebook, at


Official Plans for viewing the eclipse from Marshall

Official Plans for Viewing the Eclipse at Marshall, Missouri

Marshall, Missouri is centrally located on US Highway 65, just 10 miles north of mile marker 78 on Interstate 70.  It is approximately 50 miles west of Columbia, MO and 85 miles east of Kansas City, making it very accessible by car.  The Marshall Municipal Airport is located on the south side of Marshall and has been recently updated to accommodate various types of aircraft, making is very convenient to arrive by air to view the eclipse.

Marshall offers a variety of eclipse viewing options, all with excellent  viewing for the 2 minutes 39 seconds of totality.  Some sites will offer full amenities such as air conditioning, handicapped accessibility and buffet brunch.  Other sites will be more rustic, offering camping, lawn chair viewing and concessions. 

“Moonstruck in Marshall, MO” will begin with festivities Saturday, August 19 and continue through the eclipse Monday, August 21st.  Please plan to join us! 

For more information,

Pictures of the Marshall area



If you are an official of Marshall, 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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