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Local Circumstances for the 21 AUG 2017 Total Solar Eclipse at Lusk, WY:

Latitude: 42° 45' 45" NLongitude: 104° 27' 08" W
Duration of Totality*: 1m 52sPartial phase start: 10:24:58AM (MDT), at "1:00 o'clock" on the sun's disk
Totality Start*: 11:46:22AM (MDT)
*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 Lusk!

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

Xavier Jubier's interactive map of the path near Lusk

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

Lusk, WY

Lusk is in the path of totality for the Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017!
Observers there will see (appx.) 1m 52s 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 WY cities!
Visit community pages for other states



Jackie Bredthauer
Executive Director
Niobrara Chamber of Commerce


Official Plans for viewing the eclipse from Lusk

The Niobrara Chamber of Commerce will be planning lots of events leading up to eclipse day!

Here are some highlights:

Sunday, 8/20:

9:00am - 2:00pm  Tours of the area

2:00pm - 5:00pm  Eclipse party at the Tiger Plunge

5:00pm - 8:00pm  Food vendors at the Niobrara County Fairgrounds

5:30pm  Speech given by Stan Graves - a leading aerospace engineer whose credits include work with NASA, THe US Navy and AirForce, as well as major projects with Boeing and Lockheed.  (Stan was the Chief Engineer for the Space Shuttle sold rocket boosters!)

6:00pm - 10:00pm Music provided by Allison Draw

Monday August 21st:
Viewing stations and parking at Fairgrounds, BJs campground and Prairie View campground at 8:00am  
10:00am Guest speaker Stan Graves.  Food vendors available. 
Eclipse glasses, t-shirts and other items will be available at the fairgrounds both days.

More details will be posted as we receive them!

Pictures of the Lusk area

No pictures of Lusk have been submitted yet!

If you are an official of Lusk, 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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