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Bronxites traveled throughout the borough to witness the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21 at 2:44 p.m.

Bronxites Celebrate Historic Solar Eclipse

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Augie watched the historic solar eclipse while wearing protective goggles.
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Maia Madrid enjoyed safely viewing the solar eclipse at Pelham Bay Library’s event.
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One Bronxite got creative making his own solar eclipse safe viewing helmet.
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Slyvia Garcia (l) and Martha Salas (r) were very excited watching this year’s solar eclipse.
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Two young Bronxites tested out their homemade solar eclipse safe viewing devices.
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Bronxites of all ages were thrilled while participating in this once in a lifetime event.
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Some Bronxites used potato chip cans with pin holes poked into them in order to safely view the eclipse.
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St. Barnabas Hospital staff eagerly awaited the solar eclipse.

Bronxites wishing to view the historic solar eclipse traveled to different parts of the borough to witness this once in a lifetime phenomena.

On Monday, August 21, residents converged onto the Pelham Bay Library, Van Cortlandt Park and St. Barnabas Hospital’s campus to safely view the maximum eclipse at 2:44 p.m.

The next solar eclipse is scheduled for Monday, April 8, 2024.

Posted 12:00 am, September 1, 2017
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