The eclipse is over.
We hope you enjoyed it!
is coming to
North America!

It’s the Great North American Eclipse!
...and we want everyone to see it!
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with all the rules and protocols for eye safety when observing any solar phenomenon.'s 2024 Eclipse Community Page for Drakestown, New Jersey

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Here, you'll find all the information we've been able to find for Drakestown, as they prepare to host visitors to view the Great North American Eclipse of April 8, 2024! does not endorse or approve any viewing sites or events related to the 2024 eclipse. The information on this page has been provided by the individuals, companies and/or communities represented, and has not been validated, substantiated, or confirmed by Selection of a suitable viewing site and selection of events to attend, including due diligence, weather, infrastructure, travel, logistics, and safety considerations, is solely the responsibility of the eclipse observer and of the individuals, companies, and communities whose information appears on these pages. No relationship exists between and any individual, company, or community, nor may any such relationship be inferred to exist, by virtue of any information included on this page. All information on’s Community pages is provided “as is”, with no warranty or guarantee as to suitability for viewing the eclipse, suitability of any event associated with the eclipse, or preparedness by any individual or entity in any fashion to receive or host visitors.

Latitude: 40.8437N
Longitude: 74.7824W
Partial phase start*: 14:09:27 (EDT (GMT-4)), at "05:00 o'clock" on the sun's disk
Mid-eclipse*: 15:24:38 (EDT (GMT-4))

*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!
*These calculations were performed using a value of ΔT=69.2s.
Please also note that these times have been converted from UTC; if you see times that say "UTC", "UT", or "GMT", those are NOT the local times for you in Drakestown!
Finally, please see our page about calculating eclipse times to the tenth of a second.
See all the great FREE resources we've put together for educators, media, and community leaders in Drakestown
Map of Drakestown
Map of Drakestown and vicinity
Current Weather Forecast for Drakestown
Visit our "Weather" links for other great cloud cover forecast maps!

The eclipse in Drakestown will be a deep partial (with magnitude 92.2%).

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

Are you looking for a location that is hosting visitors to watch the eclipse?

First, we'd suggest you contact local Chambers of Commerce and/or Town/City Councils
for the locations you're interested in.

Next, check out eclipse viewing and event plans that have been sent to us by officials of Drakestown!

Official Plans for viewing the eclipse from Drakestown:

No plans have been submitted to us yet.

If you are an official of Drakestown, who is responsible for Eclipse2024 public outreach,
please send us information about your community’s 2024 eclipse plans – so we can share it here with everyone!
Please contact us if you have questions about anything related to the Community Pages.

See all the great FREE resources we've put together for educators, media, and community leaders in Drakestown

And please be sure to check out Dr. Kate Russo's excellent resources on eclipse planning!
Her two white papers are world-class resources you MUST read. You'll find them at her Eclipse Community Planning page! 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 enough eclipse glasses on hand for everyone!)

See’s eclipse simulator for Drakestown

Opens the amazing, full-featured eclipse simulator, to show you exactly what the eclipse will look like!
(If this is your first visit, you’ll want to open the Eclipse Simulator Instruction page first!)

See detailed 2024 eclipse information for Drakestown

Not where you want to be? Find eclipse community pages for other locations.

See all the great FREE resources we've put together for educators, media, and community leaders in Drakestown

Detailed 2024 eclipse viewing information for regions that include Drakestown

We've written some very detailed information about viewing the 2024 eclipse from the area surrounding Drakestown.
You'll be able to find out when and where the eclipse will happen, and see animated maps of the eclipse throughout the region!

Detailed eclipse viewing information
for the New York City area:

New York City

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