Solar Eclipse 2024

During the solar eclipse on April 8th, 2024, over a thousand people gathered in the Old Main Quad on the SUNY New Paltz campus to watch. Although the eclipse was only partial at New Paltz, it was still an exciting event. The Department of Physics and Astronomy set up 13 telescopes with either solar filters or rear projection screens for safe viewing of the sun. I set up a time-lapse camera looking out a window on the third floor of Wooster Hall to capture the event. Here is the result, and eclipse in under 60 seconds:


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