Author: Collin Overton

Solar eclipse draws hundreds to EKU

The Solar Eclipse Event at the Perkins Building and Hummel Planetarium gave EKU students and visitors the opportunity to view a solar eclipse with 95 percent totality — percentage of the Sun covered by the Moon — the highest in Richmond’s recent history. Cutting a path of totality from Oregon to South Carolina, the 2017 eclipse is the first total eclipse to be visible from the continental U.S. since 1979.

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