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Clemson University is South Carolina's only top 25-ranked public research university in the path of totality for the 2017 solar eclipse, presenting a rare opportunity to share this extraordinary scientific event with the public at large. Clemson is making its scientists, experts and main college campus — which will experience a total solar eclipse at 2:37 p.m. Monday, August 21 — available to the public and the working press leading up to and on the day of the astronomical event. Connect with Clemson to see how you can share this once-in-a-lifetime experience with us!

The last coast-to-coast solar eclipse in the U.S. was recorded in 1918.

August 21, 2017
1:07 to 4:02 p.m.
Totality 2:37 p.m.


Students, educators, and community members of all ages are invited to join Clemson’s College of Science in experiencing the eclipse on our campus. We’ve assembled the resources to improve understanding and awareness about the total solar eclipse. Our on-campus planetarium is also open to the public by appointment. We can’t wait to get together as a community to witness science and history unfold.

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As a national research university, Clemson University is committed to sharing its cutting-edge research and information about the eclipse with members of the working press. Our scientists and experts are available to the media leading up to and on the day of the eclipse. For interview requests and technical support, click here.

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Always follow safe solar-viewing procedures. The website owner assumes no responsibility for any person causing harm to themselves or others by following unsafe solar viewing procedures. By using this website, you agree to hold harmless the website owner for any harm caused by following unsafe solar viewing procedures. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided within this website. Clemson University assumes no responsibility for any errors or omissions. For more information on how to safely view a solar eclipse, please refer to the viewing safety guides provided by the American Astronomical Society and NASA.