The Rare Natural Phenomenon In Detroit That Will Go Down In History

On August 21, 2017, the city of Detroit will experience a natural phenomenon that hasn’t occurred in nearly a century. A solar eclipse is making its way across the United States! The full eclipse will be visible in some part of the U.S. more than others, and though Detroit doesn’t fall within the 100% zone of totality, we will still be treated to an nearly 80% eclipsed sun. Read on to learn where you can witness this rare phenomenon and the best viewing times in Detroit. You won’t want to miss this once-in-a-lifetime experience!

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This spectacular event in Detroit will go down in history. To get a better idea of what time and what parts of Michigan will experience the eclipse, watch the video below (skip to 00:11 to see the progression of the sun across the country).


Where will you be watching the partial eclipse?

Check out where you can watch an 80-90% eclipsed sun in other parts of Michigan!