On April 10, 2024

Eclipse wows viewers across the state


By Glenn Russell:VTDigger.
A spectator was well-protected to view a solar eclipse April 8.

Staff report

Awestruck eclipse-watchers across the state said the event was well worth the effort —and many traveled hundreds of miles to see the rare phenomenon.

“Looking up at where the sun usually is and seeing, like, a hole in the sky, is so weird … eerie” said Ben Frechette, 34, who came up from Boston.

The next  total solar eclipse in the U.S. won’t occur until August 2044.

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