Solar Eclipse Extravaganza

Columbians wearing eclipse glasses gather on Low Steps on Monday, April 8, 2024, to view the partial solar eclipse at Columbia University.

April 12, 2024

On April 8, hundreds of Columbians gathered on Low Beach to marvel at the sky while gazing at the solar eclipse, which reached 90% totality in New York City. What a stellar sight to behold!

Check out more luminous photos on Morningside as well as photos from Columbia astronomers around the country. Special thanks to Columbia Astronomy for bringing out the telescopes and for keeping our eyes safe.

Photo of the Week is a feature of Columbia News that captures moments from around the University and New York City.

See all the photos from the series here.