There goes the sun

Albert Wisner Public Library hosts solar eclipse party


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  • Photos by Henry Smith A family enjoys viewing the eclipse together outside of the Albert Wisner Public Library.




  • A small crowd gathers outside the Albert Wisner Library to view the partial solar eclipse.




  • Library volunteers set up stations for spectators to construct DIY pinhole solar viewers.




  • Before heading out to the lawn, spectators inside the library watched a NASA live feed of the Total Solar Eclipse from Oregon.




  • Mary Demares wears this T-shiirt commemorating this historical celestial phenomena.




  • Vincas Liaukus explains the projected image of the solar eclipse from his telescope.




  • Observing the solar eclipse Monday afternoon outside of the Albert Wisner Public Library in Warwick.




  • Sharon; her son, Julian, and husband, Ray Bruce pose in front of the projected image of the eclipse.




  • A cereal box turned DIY instant solar eclipse viewer.




  • Gregg Merksamer shows a young spectator how to use a pinhole solar viewer.



WARWICK — On Monday, August 21, the Albert Wisner Public Library invited everyone to view the eclipse of the sun.

The path, where the moon completely covered the sun traveled from Lincoln Beach, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina.

However observers in Warwick, which was outside this path, could still see a partial solar eclipse, where the moon only covers part of the sun's disk.

West Milford resident Vincas Liaukus provided the telescope.

The last time the contiguous United States saw a total eclipse was in 1979.

If you missed Monday's event, there’s another chance on April 8, 2024. That’s when the next total solar eclipse will travel a different path from Texas to Maine, with portions of Mexico and eastern Canada included.










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