Looking Up - 03 April 24 - There will be a solar eclipse on 8 April

There will be a solar eclipse on 8 April visible over Mexico, the southern and eastern United States, and part of Canada. It will not be visible over this continent. There are all manner of nutty things being said about it on the Internet. Enjoy!
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