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Western Kentucky Center Stage for 2017 Solar Eclipse
In 2017 the U.S. will get its first full solar eclipse that will sweep across the entire country since 1918.Western Kentucky, specifically Hopkinsville, is in the path for best viewing.
Hopkinsville tourism officials, educators and amateur astronomers are already preparing for the event that some predict could draw thousands to the community for a two minute show. Hopkinsville Community College Physics Professor Scott Bain is one of the educators preparing for the event. He spoke with Chad Lampe about the eclipse.