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Answered questions about the eclipseCategory: Questionsthe-distance-from-in-to-still-see-totality
Marie asked 4 months ago

I\’ve read through questions and answers to try and figure out how close to the line of totality I need to be. I will be in Andrews, NC, but rather stay on Lake Nantahala for viewing. It is 15 miles away from the path of totality. I am listening to your advice to BE IN THE PATH, but how far away from the center line can I be to still see it\’s awesomeness? Thank you so much for all your information and help. 

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Admin Staff answered 4 months ago

You have to be in the path.  Outside the path it is not awesome.  Inside the path, it is.  Don’t worry about centerline as much as being IN the path!

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