Solar Eclipse – February 26th, 1979

As we gear up for Eclipse day, lets take a look back to the last Solar eclipse that was viewable from Berks County. It occurred on Monday, February 26th, 1979. Moon coverage began at 10:57 am, with peak coverage being around 12:13pm. Where were you during the solar eclipse of 1979?

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Before and after the eclipse, UFO’s are sighted by drivers along 422.

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If you’re going to view the Solar Eclipse today, make sure to have the correct viewing glasses to prevent eye injury. Enjoy!

Born and raised in Berks, I am fascinated by the style, design & culture of the mid-late 20th century. I started this website to research and build a collection of the places, things and stories I have heard about my entire life. Read more here.

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