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A Total Solar Eclipse Will Be Visible Over Montreal This Summer

A celestial event you don't wanna miss!
A Total Solar Eclipse Will Be Visible Over Montreal This Summer

It seems like every time we hear about an eclipse in Montreal, it's lunar.

Let's face it, a lunar eclipse may be cool but it happens at night, so you're probably sleeping. But solar eclipses are spectacular, and you'll be able to see one this summer.

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On Monday August 21st, Planet Earth will experience a total solar eclipse. 

The moon will be passing between the earth and the sun, which means the sun will be totally blacked out. 

via @destinationscience

At its peak, the eclipse will last up to 2 minutes and 41.6 seconds, and although the best visibility points are located in the United States, in Montreal, the sun will be covered up to 90%.

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