solar eclipse

Monday afternoon, April 8, a solar eclipse will darken the sky over the 48 contiguous United States. Our region will be substantially impacted. Have you made your eclipse-viewing plans? Use our tips to make sure you’re ready.

Key Eclipse Details for Milwaukee

In our corner of Wisconsin, Monday’s eclipse will

  • Begin at 12:53 PM
  • End at 3:21 PM
  • Reach 89% coverage of the sun at 2:08 PM
  • Create partial darkness until midafternoon

Don’t Forget Your Eclipse Glasses

If you plan to peer skyward during the eclipse, you will need eclipse glasses. Staring at the sun without these glasses can cause blindness. Some sky-viewing events in our area will offer eclipse glasses for free or for a nominal charge.

You may already possess eclipse glasses in anticipation of Monday afternoon. To ensure that your eclipse glasses offer adequate protection, check the American Astronomical Society’s page on suppliers of safe solar viewers and filters.

Where to Watch the Eclipse in the Milwaukee Area

Like many Americans, you may be hosting a small viewing party at your home. After all, to witness this eclipse’s effects, you only need to walk out your front door.

Dozens of organized eclipse events are scheduled around Milwaukee on Monday. The Journal Sentinel offers a directory of fun eclipse gatherings.

Are You Disinterested in the Eclipse?

For some, April 8 represents just another day on the calendar. It’s normal and reasonable to lack interest in an eclipse. Still, disinterest in a big event may present a reason to take stock of your current level of happiness.

If you are troubled by your personal lack of interest in Monday’s eclipse or other life events, talk to us at American Behavioral Clinics. We have expert solutions for life’s challenges, even those that feel astronomical.



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