BUFFALO, N.Y. — Within two weeks, Western New Yorkers will have been able to see two incredible celestial events: the Supermoon Eclipse that already happened on May 26 and a (partial) Solar Eclipse that we could see on June 10.
But to be clear, Buffalo will only be able to see part of the solar eclipse that will be occur at sunrise the morning of June 10. Buffalo is not within the path of totality this time around like the city will be in 2024.
So here's what Western New Yorkers can expect to see Thursday morning on June 10. The partial solar eclipse will begin to be visible at 5:36 a.m. ET at sunrise. However, since the moon will be transitioning across the sun at that time, it will not be a full and bright sunrise. The eclipse will have already begun before then!
Then at 5:39 a.m., this is when Buffalo will have the best view of the partial solar eclipse with the moon covers up roughly 80 percent of the sun. After that, the eclipse will begin to fade out of view for the next hour, finally ending at 6:36 a.m.
Again, Buffalo will not be able to see the entire solar eclipse this time around. In fact, none of the United States will be able to see the June 10 solar eclipse in its entirety. Totality will only be visible across portions of Canada, Greenland and Russia.
And an important note! Protective eyewear is a must when viewing a solar eclipse in all phases. Many online retailers carry special "eclipse glasses" that are made up of special filters to safely look at the sun.
They're stronger than a pair of normal sunglasses and made especially for viewing these solar events.