JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Many people are anxiously awaiting the next “Great American Eclipse” on April 8, 2024.
For Jacksonville, the eclipse will begin at 1:47 p.m. and 24 seconds, will peak at magnitude 64% (of the sun obscured) at 3:04 p.m. and 55 seconds, ending at 4:19 p.m. and 38 seconds.
What’s truly great about this eclipse is the length of totality -- more than 4 minutes - for parts of Texas, Arkansas & Missouri.
While not a total solar eclipse as seen from Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, the view will still be potentially spectacular.
Here are a few songs to help you get ready for/enjoy the eclipse:
“Moon Shadow” by Cat Stevens
“Total Eclipse of the Heart” by Bonnie Tyler
“Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” by George Michael/Elton John
“Dark Side of the Moon” by Pink Floyd
“Good Day Sunshine” by The Beatles
“Soak Up the Sun” by Sheryl Crow
“Seasons in the Sun” by Terry Jacks
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