FILE - This March 9, 2016 file photo shows a total solar eclipse in Belitung, Indonesia. The total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017, will be the first in the mainland U.S. in almost four decades.

FILE - This March 9, 2016 file photo shows a total solar eclipse in Belitung, Indonesia. The total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017, will be the first in the mainland U.S. in almost four decades.

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Pay attention to where the sun is on Sunday, Aug. 21, at 10:21 a.m., because on that date next year, people in Grant County can view a full solar eclipse — experiencing totality.

The 365-day countdown begins Sunday.

The Grant County Chamber of Commerce has been involved in the planning process, anticipating a great number of visitors to the area that weekend — next year’s eclipse will be on a Monday.

They are hosting monthly planning meetings, focusing on the solar eclipse.

Read more at Blue Mountain Eagle.