Here's When The Eclipse Will Be At It's Peak In San Angelo


SAN ANGELO, TX - Today, April 8, a total solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada. 

According to NASA, San Angelo will not witness a “total solar eclipse,” but about 97 percent of the sun will be blocked by the moon. 

The start of the partial eclipse here in town will begin at 12:15 p.m.

According to NASA’s information, at 12:59 p.m., the moon will begin visibly interrupting the sun’s rays. At 1:34 p.m., the mid-eclipse will be at its peak. At 2:09 p.m., a partial eclipse will show once more, and then the partial eclipse will end at 2:54 p.m. 

NASA's Eclipse Explorer is an interactive map designed to enhance your eclipse-viewing experience. With this map, you can learn what will be visible in different areas, see a prediction of the corona, compare this path to previous eclipses, and more.

To see the full screen, visit

During a solar eclipse, it’s important to protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful rays. Looking directly at the sun, even during an eclipse, can seriously hurt your eyes and even cause permanent damage.

To keep your eyes safe, you must use special eclipse glasses or solar filters to safely watch a solar eclipse. These glasses have special lenses that block harmful light, allowing you to enjoy the eclipse without any worries. Never use regular sunglasses or homemade filters for eclipse watching. Only certified eclipse glasses or approved solar filters will keep your eyes out of harm’s way, information states. 

Here are some places in town that sell eclipse-viewing glasses. 

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