Total Eclipse Narrowly Misses Iowa- in 2017
AMES, Iowa- It is over two years away, but sky watchers are already laying plans to view a total solar eclipse across the middle of the United States. The celestial event will take place on Monday August 21of 2017. The Total Eclipse zone will clip just a few acres on the far southwest corner of Iowa. One online map shows around 3 square miles or so southwest of Hamburg as the only spot in the state in total eclipse.