Solar Eclipse - April 8, 2024

Solar Eclipse

There will be a total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024.

Middlesex Centre will experience a partial eclipse, which is expected to start just after 2:00 p.m. EDT. The eclipse will end at 4:29pm. Here are some safety tips to help protect you during the eclipse (see attached infographic for more information):

  • Do not look directly at the uncovered sun without proper protection. This can cause retinal burns, blurred vision, or loss of eyesight.
  • It is not safe to look at the Sun without eye protection. 
  • Expect increases in traffic and road congestion. If you are travelling to view the eclipse, plan to arrive at your destination 24 to 48 hours ahead of time.
  • Follow local directives and road signage as you travel on April 8. While driving, do not stop, take pictures, or get out of your car to view the eclipse.

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