Solar Eclipse in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis held a Total Solar Eclipse viewing party on Aug. 21, 2017. Below are a few photos from this viewing of the solar eclipse at in St. Louis.

This will be the first total solar eclipse to touch the United State since 1991 when one occurred in Hawaii, and the first coast-to-coast across the southern U.S. since 1918. The last time a total solar eclipse occurred in the greater St. Louis area was 1442. St. Louisans can expect the next one in 2505. (Explore St. Louis)

Missed this solar eclipse? Never fear. You can go to Texas to see the next one on April 8, 2024! View the 2024 the path of totality at timeanddate.com.

Solar Eclipse in St. Louis, from Washington University in St. Louis

Pre-Solar Eclipse WashU Dance Presentation

Pre-Solar Eclipse WashU Dance Presentation

Crowd Viewing the Solar Eclipse in St. Louis, from Mudd Field at Washington University (1)

Crowd Viewing the Solar Eclipse in St. Louis, from Mudd Field at Washington University (1)

WashU Crowd Viewing the Solar Eclipse (2)

WashU Crowd Viewing the Solar Eclipse (2)

Shade Cast by a Tree of the Solar Eclipse in St. Louis (3)

Shade Cast by a Tree of the Solar Eclipse in St. Louis (3)

Viewers from Mudd Field (4)

Viewers from Mudd Field (4)

Solar Eclipse Behind the Clouds (5)

Solar Eclipse Behind the Clouds (5)

Solar Eclipse Behind the Clouds (5, Cropped)

Solar Eclipse Behind the Clouds (5, Cropped)

 

3 Responses

  1. Dan says:

    It looks like you really got the full experience there. Thanks for sharing! Lucky dogs being in the right place. American southwest not so lucky. TIL that a 70% partial eclipse is a LOT LOT closer to no eclipse at all…

  2. dan says:

    Meet me in Radar Base, Texas.

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