What time does the eclipse start in Ohio?

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By journalsofus.com


Columbus, Ohio (WCMH) – The astronomical event that has been decades in the making is here: the April 8 solar eclipse in North America is just a few hours away.

But when should you turn on your eclipse viewing glasses Because, let’s be honest, aren’t they exactly the most flattering or practical glasses for everyday use?


According expertsThe event will begin with a partial solar eclipse that will become visible in central Ohio at 1:55 pm when the moon’s shadow begins to move across the sun.

About 75 minutes later, portions of central Ohio south of the path of totality (which runs north of Columbus from Worthington to Lake Erie in a northeast arc) will experience 99.6% sun coverage by the moon starting at 3:12 pm and lasting four minutes.

The moon will complete its journey across the sun at 4:27 pm In total, the complete eclipse should last 2 hours and 31 minutes, enough time (if you skip the credits) to finish watching it. Star Wars: The Last Jedibut not enough to finish Once upon a time… in Hollywood.

See the map below to see where the sun will be completely covered in Ohio, or type in a city name to check its specific coverage level.

The eclipse will be first seen in the United States starting at 12:06 p.m. Central Time (1:06 p.m. Eastern Time) as a partial eclipse near Eagle Pass, Texas, with totality beginning at 1:27 p.m. pm CST (2:27 pm EST).

The last to see the eclipse in the US will be Houlton, in eastern Maine, where the partial eclipse will begin at 2:20 p.m., totality at 3:32 p.m., and the eclipse will end at 4:40 p.m. p.m

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