Glimpse of an eclipse

With a little patience and a high-density filter, Eastern Washington residents were able to catch a glimpse of the Monday, April 8, solar eclipse. In our region, at about 11:35 a.m., the moon covered from 26.1-28.5% of the sun. That glimpse was available between clouds. The partial eclipse here lasted 1 hour 52 minutes; it began here at 10:39 a.m. and ended at 12:31 p.m. While we observed only a glimpse of the eclipse, the moon totally blocked the sun across a 115-mile swath in 13 states stretching from Texas to Maine. The next total eclipse in North America is predicted to take place in 20 ye...


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