What time you can see the solar eclipse

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The total solar eclipse will begin in Oregon this morning and move across the nation before ending in South Carolina by mid-afternoon.

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Portions of 14 states are in the path of totality of the eclipse, when the sun is completely covered by the moon. Totality begins in Oregon at 10:16 a.m. PDT.  The total eclipse will end near Charleston at 2:48 p.m. EDT. 

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While the Charlotte area isn't in the path of totality, you can see still a partial solar eclipse. For those south of Charlotte, a short trip to Columbia will equal totality for nearly three minutes Monday afternoon!

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The eclipse will begin a little after 1 p.m. in Charlotte, with the maximum eclipse occurring around 2:45 p.m. 

What time to see the maximum eclipse in your city: 

Charlotte: 2:42 p.m., 98%

Rock Hill: 2:42 p.m., 99%

Gastonia: 2:41 p.m., 98%

Hickory: 2:39 p.m., 97%

Monroe: 2:43 p.m., 98%

Lancaster: 2:42 p.m., 99%

Concord: 2:42 p.m., 97%

Rockingham: 2:44 p.m., 97%

Boone: 2:38 p.m., 96%

Statesville: 2:41 p.m., 96%

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