Solar eclipse seen in WNY

Hundreds Watch Eclipse From Buff State Campus

BUFFALO, NY --   The highly anticipated solar eclipse has come and gone in WNY. 

The solar eclipse began at 1:11 p.m. and peaked at 2:34 p.m. (eastern)   The eclipse covered about 75% of the sun here in Western New York. 

Viewing parties were held at several locations, including: the Buffalo Science Museum, SUNY Fredonia, Niagara Falls School District office, City of Tonawanda Library and the Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium at Buffalo State.   Some waiting in line for a few hours hoping to snag some eclipse glasses. 



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