Solar Eclipse Preparedness

solar eclipse Central Texas is preparing for the upcoming total solar eclipse happening on April 8. 

The event is drawing significant attention, with numerous visitors expected to arrive in the city to observe this rare celestial occurrence.

The next total solar eclipse that can be seen from the contiguous United States will be on August 23, 2044. 

When will the Eclipse Be Visible in Cedar Park, Texas?

The eclipse will be visible throughout the Hill Country from 1:32 pm - 1:41 pm CST on April 8, 2024. Cedar Park will experience about 1 minute and 46 seconds of the total solar eclipse at 1:35.43 pm CST. For a simulation of the eclipse time specific to Cedar Park, Texas, visit eclipse2024.org.


What is a solar eclipse?

A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth, casting a shadow over parts of the Earth and blocking the face of the Sun for observers in those locations.

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Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Familiarize yourself with the eclipse timeline. The total solar eclipse in Cedar Park will experience about 1 minute and 46 seconds of the total solar eclipse at 1:35.43 pm CST.
  • Schedule errands and appointments 2-3 days prior to the eclipse to beat the crowds. This includes grocery shopping, doctor/dentist appointments, picking up prescriptions, and banking needs, as visitors to the area will affect available inventories. 
  • Fill up your gas tank a few days prior to the event to avoid possible long lines.

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