Eclipsing Around the Bay

With its uninterrupted views of the sky, the waterfront turned out to be a great place to see Monday’s rare solar eclipse.

The Bay’s state parks produced some stunning views of the partially-blotted sun. The region was not on the “path of totality,” where people could see the sun entirely covered, but it was blocked 80 percent or more in most of the Chesapeake Bay region.

If you missed the eclipse this time around, the next total solar eclipse in North America falls on April 18, 2024, but will take a different path, when it will pass west and then north of the Chesapeake Bay.