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Ironwood to witness partial eclipse of sun


IRONWOOD — For two hours and 41 minutes Monday the Ironwood area is going to experience a partial eclipse of the sun. The solar eclipse starts at 11:49 a.m. And reaches its maximum, approximately 80 percent masked by the moon, at 1:10 p.m., ending at 2:30 p.m.

This is the first eclipse in 99 years to sweep from coast to coast in the United States and veteran eclipse watchers warned the uninitiated to be prepared to be blown away by the eclipse if they have not witnessed one prior.

Across the US, 200 million people are within a days drive to the path of totality, as towns and parks brace f...

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