The Rare Natural Phenomenon In North Dakota That Will Go Down In History
This year there will be an incredible natural phenomenon that only occurs once nearly every century. Luckily for us North Dakotans, we will get a front row seat. This phenomenon is a solar eclipse that will go across the entire United States, certain states seeing more coverage than others. North Dakota will be experiencing an 75-90% coverage of the sun during the eclipse. Here is all you need to know about it and where the best places in the state to see it:
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The eclipse will begin for North Dakota at about 11:30 AM CST/10:30 AM MDT and end at about 2:15 PM CST/1:15 PM MDT.
If you want to view the eclipse, be sure to have protective eyewear! It is never safe to stare directly into the sun, even if it is partially eclipsed.
Here is a map that will give you a good idea of how the eclipse will happen, where, and when:
Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.
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