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Epic Eclipse!

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Many people in the UK and Europe witnessed the most breathtaking solar eclipse in years.

This amazing show of the sun took place today around 9am-9.30am and was an extraordinary sight for younger viewers, who had never seen such a thing.

However this beautiful viewing did have its dangers, everyone had to be aware of the sun affecting their retinas. To have a peek, many spent money on a few pairs of sunglasses.

One local schoolboy commented, “It was unbelievable because I had never seen one before but it was good we had the glasses given to us to view it through.”

We will not experience a solar eclipse like this again until 2026.

 

Hannah, Year 7

Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar, Alford

One Response to Epic Eclipse!

  1. Charlie March 31, 2015 at 11:49 am

    Yes the solar eclipse was amazing,all I saw was the sun being covered up from a reflection of a car though … very good article Hannah.