WNY awakens to a partial eclipse of the sun

Jun 10, 2021
Marian Hetherly / WBFO News

It was picture-perfect weather in Buffalo to watch a partial eclipse of the sun that was visible across the Earth's Northern Hemisphere Thursday.

Coming in 2024 -- the Great Lakes solar eclipse

Aug 22, 2017

In the after-glow of Monday's eclipse, we can start looking forward to an even more exciting event for the Great Lakes region: the 2024 total solar eclipse.

Less than an hour after the Great American Eclipse completed its coast-to-coast show on Monday, people's fascination with the sun and the moon quickly turned to concern about their eyes.

We're hoping all you Shots readers heeded our words of caution and wore eclipse glasses or enjoyed the show indirectly.

University at Buffalo

Call him an eclipse-chaser.

A University at Buffalo at Buffalo mathematics professor traveled to the “path of totality” with his 10-year-old twin sons.

On Monday, the moon will completely eclipse the sun, and people all over the U.S. will watch.

For those who have been boning up on eclipse trivia for weeks, congratulations. For everyone else, here are the things you need to know about the phenomenon.

Where can I see the eclipse?

A partial solar eclipse will be visible everywhere in the contiguous United States, but to see the total solar eclipse, you'll need to be in a sash of land that cuts from Oregon to South Carolina.