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Tourists are travelling from far and wide to make the most of 2 minutes and 37 seconds. Motels report reservations made over a year in advance by visitors seeking an optimal location for this event.
A solar eclipse is a rare occurrence in which the moon passes between the earth and the sun. For a brief moment in time, the sun appears to vanish completely. However, location is key if you wish to view the eclipse in its full glory.
Falls City, Nebraska lies almost directly on the centerline of the eclipse path. As a result, the city provides its visitors with an opportunity to view the eclipse for a duration of time that is far greater than that experienced by those in other locations.