2017-08-24 / Front Page

Eyes on the sky



A solar eclipse reached its peak over Maine around 2:50 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, however its maximum totality was just under 60 percent. From left, Mia and Dominic Rogers view the rare cosmic event with safety glasses provided by McArthur Library. A total solar eclipse will be visible from Maine in 2024. See more photos on page 16. (Grant McPherson photo) A solar eclipse reached its peak over Maine around 2:50 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, however its maximum totality was just under 60 percent. From left, Mia and Dominic Rogers view the rare cosmic event with safety glasses provided by McArthur Library. A total solar eclipse will be visible from Maine in 2024. See more photos on page 16. (Grant McPherson photo)

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