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Total Solar Eclipse

Welcome to the University of Rochester hub for all things on the total solar eclipse, which occurred on April 8, 2024, at 3:20 p.m.

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Eclipse coverage

An overcast sky didn’t stop the University community from celebrating the total solar eclipse. Check out how we marked this historic moment. Follow the University of Rochester on Instagram and Facebook for more photos and videos from the experience.

space rarity

‘A remarkable accident’

Rochester got to witness the marvel of cosmic happenstance that is the total solar eclipse. It hasn’t happened here since 1925, and it won’t happen again until 2144. Learn more about this extraordinary event from our experts.

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