This Aug. 27, 2012 photo shows a road sign under the afternoon sun outside Hopkinsville, Ky. When the next total eclipse of the sun darkens skies over parts of the United States on Aug. 21, 2017, the ... more 
This Aug. 27, 2012 photo shows a road sign under the afternoon sun outside Hopkinsville, Ky. When the next total eclipse of the sun darkens skies over parts of the United States on Aug. 21, 2017, the afternoon event will last longer in a rural stretch near Hopkinsville than any place on the planet. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mark Humphrey
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 4:00 AM EDT