Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 29, 2022

A partial solar eclipse is happening 4/30/22 

NPR reports

If you own a pair of eclipse glasses, you might have a chance to use them on Saturday.

On April 30, a partial solar eclipse will be visible in South America, Antarctica, and the Pacific and Southern oceans, according to NASA.

A solar eclipse happens when the moon passes between the Earth and sun, temporarily blocking the sun’s light. During a partial solar eclipse, the moon is not perfectly aligned with the Earth and the sun, so it will not completely cover the sun. Instead, the sun will appear to have a crescent shape, NASA said.

Here’s how to see the eclipse and what you might glimpse:  A partial solar eclipse is happening soon. Here’s who will be able to see it : NPR

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