In less than three weeks, a total solar eclipse will make its way across the country, and part of northeast Georgia is in the path of totality!
At about 2:20 pm on Aug. 21, the moon will pass in front of the sun, resulting in a near blackout in North Georgia.
While metro Atlantans will be able to experience a near-total eclipse—those north of Interstate 20 will see 97-percent coverage of the sun—scientists are urging those who can to head north for the full experience.
With 11 counties to choose from, offering between 30 seconds and more than two and 1/2 minutes of total eclipse time, there are plenty of options.
But for the longest experience, you’ll have to head to Rabun County.
Below, in map form, see the locations slated to record the longest time in full eclipse, according to NASA. And for those who’ll be stuck in downtown offices, Central Atlanta Progress will be hosting a viewing party in Woodruff Park.Read More