How To View the Solar Eclipse in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, For Fun on Monday, August 14th, 2017 at 9:13 pm
Diagram of How a Solar Eclipse Occurs

When and Where You Can View the Solar Eclipse in Fort Worth TX

A total solar eclipse is a rare and beautiful event that many people may never witness and on August 21, you will have the opportunity to view the first total eclipse visible in the United States since 1979. The total eclipse will be visible in a 70-mile strip that stretches from Lincoln Beach, OR to Charleston, SC – though you will not want to miss this event in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Take a closer look at when and where you can view the solar eclipse in Fort Worth, TX with this quick guide provided by Moritz Kia.


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When Will the Solar Eclipse Start and How Long Will it Last Fort Worth TX?

Image of a Total Solar EclipseResidents in the Fort Worth area will be able to enjoy a 74.75% solar eclipse starting at 11:39 a.m. on August 21. With a duration of two hours and 58 minutes, this eclipse promises to be an incredible sight to see that will reach its maximum at 1:08 p.m. If you have your heart set on seeing a total eclipse, get behind the wheel of your 2018 Kia Sorento and head toward Kansas City, MO or Lincoln, NE. Take a closer look at the best locations and times to view the solar eclipse here.

How Can You View the Solar Eclipse Safely?

While it is easy to become enamored with a solar eclipse, it is important to understand that you should NEVER look at a partial eclipse with the naked eye to prevent damage to your eyes. If you are in a location where you can see the total eclipse, it is safe to view this portion of the event without eye protection. To better enjoy the solar eclipse in Fort Worth, we recommend a set of solar eclipse glasses, which can be ordered online or may be available at the local science museum. Welder’s goggles with a rating of 14 or higher are a safe replacement or you can build a “pinhole camera” with these simple instructions provided by NASA.


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Take a look at when and where you can view the solar eclipse in Fort Worth, TX on August 21 with this quick guide provided by Moritz Kia. Armed with these details and safety tips, you can enjoy the solar eclipse with friends and family in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. If you are in need of a new vehicle this summer, check out the Moritz Kia inventory and find the car or crossover that fits your budget and lifestyle today.

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