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Eclipse Tour

A Mighty Darkness is About to Descend Upon the Land...
On Aug. 21 the Earth, sun and moon will blow our minds during a total solar eclipse that will last a little more than an hour and 33 minutes, coast to coast. The celestial bodies will line up to block the sun from view, an event scientists and historians are calling The Great American Eclipse.

We will provide round-trip bus transportation for this spectacular event to and from Hopkinsville, KY. Buses will leave the Indianapolis area at 6:30am on Monday, August 21, and arrive back in Indianapolis around 6:30pm on the same day. Location will be verified via email at least 3 days before departure.

The Event:
Our first destination is Hopkinsville, KY, the city with the longest time in totality. The Partial Eclipse Phase will begin at 11:56AM (CDT) with Totality starting at 1:24PM (CDT).

During the brief period of totality, when the sun is completely covered, the magnificent corona — the tenuous outer atmosphere of the sun — is revealed. Totality will last 2 minutes, 40 seconds. It will be a spectacle you will never forget.

We will have alternate locations planned if rain or clouds are projected for the Hopkinsville area to increase our chances of viewing the eclipse. Due to unpredictable weather, we cannot guarantee viewing conditions at any of the locations and no refunds will be available.

Included in the tour:

  • Round-Trip Transportation
  • Sack lunch
  • Soda and Water
  • Solar Eclipse Glasses
  • Custom Link Observatory Eclipse T-Shirt
  • Opportunity to view the eclipse through our H-Alpha solar telescopes.

An executive from Link Observatory Space Science Institute will be on the tour.

Seats available by reservation only
There are a limited number of seats available. All reservations are on a first come, first served basis.

$135 per adult
$110 children under 18


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