Partial Solar Eclipse on Mon, Aug 21

Monday, August 21: Solar Eclipse Reminder

On Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse will occur over the United States. That means Alberta will experience a partial solar eclipse of varying degrees, commencing and ending at various times, depending on where you are in the province. The table below provides the times at different latitudes from south to north.

Location
Start
Maximum
End
Lethbridge    10:19 a.m.    11:34 a.m.    12:52 p.m.
Calgary 10:20 a.m. 11:33 a.m. 12:50 p.m.
Red Deer 10:22 a.m. 11:34 a.m. 12:49 p.m.
Edmonton 10:24 a.m. 11:35 a.m. 12:49 p.m.
Grande Prairie 10:21 a.m. 11:29 a.m. 12:41 p.m.
Fort McMurray 10:30 a.m. 11:38 a.m. 12:49 p.m.
High Level 10:28 a.m. 11:33 a.m. 12:41 p.m.

Looking directly at the eclipse will result in serious eye damage. Please feel free to pass along to your workers the information contained at these websites so they can prepare and understand what they should do during this rare event:


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