Bader Park


owned by Merrick County
managed by the Platte PEER Group

Chapman, NE

                                          2017 Solar Eclipse

 HOW RARE ARE TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSES?

Last total solar eclipse in Grand Island 22 April 1194

Next total solar eclipse in Grand Island 31 July 2744

Last total solar eclipse in Nebraska 30 June 1954

Next total solar eclipse in Nebraska 3 May 2106

Last total solar eclipse in continental U.S. 26 February 1979

Next total solar eclipse in continental U.S. 8 April 2024

Next total solar eclipse visible anywhere on Earth 2 July 2019 (South Pacific, Argentina)

Average period of time between total solar eclipses in one spot 380 years

Average period of time between total solar eclipses on Earth ~1.3 years (67 in the 21st century)

Visit these Web Sites for details of Central Nebraska Eclipse Events

http://visitgrandisland.com/visitors/2017-solar-eclipse.html  Grand Island Visitor Center

http://www.stuhrmuseum.org/special-events/gem-over-the-prairie-eclipse-event.html   Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer-Grand Island, NE

http://www.edgerton.org/news/  Edgerton Center-Aurora, NE