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WashingtonCountyInsider.com offers free live eclipse coverage on April 8, 2024

Washington Co., WI – On Monday, April 8, 2024, there will be a total solar eclipse that will cast a shadow over parts of the United States. WashingtonCountyInsider.com will be offering free live coverage of the eclipse from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

According to NASA: “A total solar eclipse happens when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, completely blocking the face of the Sun. People located in the center of the Moon’s shadow when it hits Earth will experience a total solar eclipse.”


WashingtonCountyInsider.com FREE, LIVE coverage of the solar eclipse on April 8.

For those who want to know the trajectory of the eclipse across the United States, NASA offers this information,

“The path of the eclipse continues from Mexico, entering the United States in Texas, and traveling through Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. Small parts of Tennessee and Michigan will also experience the total solar eclipse. The eclipse will enter Canada in Southern Ontario, and continue through Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Cape Breton. The eclipse will exit continental North America on the Atlantic coast of Newfoundland, Canada.”

NASA also offers this safety tip:

“Except during the brief total phase of a total solar eclipse, when the Moon completely blocks the Sun’s bright face, it is not safe to look directly at the Sun without specialized eye protection for solar viewing.

Viewing any part of the bright Sun through a camera lens, binoculars, or a telescope without a special-purpose solar filter secured over the front of the optics will instantly cause severe eye injury.”

Access washingtoncountyinsider.com on April 8 from noon to 3 p.m. for your free, live coverage of the solar eclipse.

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