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More than 300 million people in the United States potentially could directly view the Monday, Aug. 21, total solar eclipse.
A total solar eclipse, which is when the moon completely covers the sun, will occur across 14 states in the continental U.S., including northeast Kansas, along a 70-mile-wide swath of the country.
A partial eclipse will be visible in every state. In Great Bend, up to 94 percent of the sun will be covered shortly after 1 p.m.

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