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