Tom Kane, Kentucky New Era http://weku.fm en Kentucky Ground Zero for 2017 Eclipse http://weku.fm/post/kentucky-ground-zero-2017-eclipse <p><a href="http://www.kentuckynewera.com/web/news/article_c8e13402-ec0e-11e1-85b0-0019bb2963f4.html">At 1:24 p.m. CDT on Aug. 21, 2017,</a> the sky will go dark for 2 minutes and 40 seconds and the stars will come out. The reason for that is, at that moment, a total eclipse of the sun will take place, and the best place to watch it will be just northwest of Hopkinsville, where the eclipse will last longer than anywhere else on earth. “We have been getting emails for five years about this, and we have five more years to go,” said Cheryl Cook, executive director of the Hopkinsville-Christian County Convention and Visitors Bureau. “People are already calling for hotel rooms, but the hotels don’t book that far out.”</p><p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 13:38:50 +0000 Tom Kane, Kentucky New Era 31695 at http://weku.fm Kentucky Ground Zero for 2017 Eclipse