In the heart of the Genesee River Valley, Livingston County, New York will be in the path of totality for the Great North American Eclipse - a total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024. LivCoSol.com is your information hub for the 2024 solar eclipse and will serve as a resource for locals and visitors to have a safe and enjoyable eclipse viewing experience.
What time is eclipse totality 2024 in LivCo?
On April 8, 2024, the eclipse will take place from 2:06 to 4:33 p.m. EST, while the total solar eclipse will be visible from 3:20:04 p.m. to 3:23:04 p.m. in Livingston County, New York.
What is a Total Solar Eclipse?
A total solar eclipse, like what people in LivCo will experience, happens when the moon passes between the sun and Earth, completely blocking the face of the sun.
Wait, there are two eclipses?
Yes, not only will Livingston County, New York be in the path of totality for the 2024 total eclipse, the region will experience an annular solar eclipse on Saturday, October 14, 2023. The Genesee Valley Hunt Races is a great fall festival where you can witness the October 14th event.
Where can I get eclipse glasses?
Eclipse glasses are available to order from Livingston County Tourism! Certain Livingston County retail locations also sell eclipse glasses and additional merchandise. Eclipse glasses or solar filters should comply with the transmission requirements of the ISO 12312-2 international standard for filters for direct viewing of the Sun. If you would like a large quantity (more than 25 glasses/order), please reach out to email@example.com.
When should I expect increased traffic in LivCo?
The anticipated community impact days are Thursday, April 4, 2024 to Tuesday, April 9, 2024.
Where can I view the eclipse?
Residents are encouraged to stay in their communities to view the eclipse. Several villages will be hosting events for residents to enjoy and view the eclipse in their respective downtowns. The official LivCo Sol public viewing area for visitors will be at the Livingston Fairgrounds in Caledonia (310 Leicester St, Caledonia, NY 14423), however, when it has reached capacity, additional viewers will not be allowed to enter the fairgrounds. We recommend reserving your tickets and/or parking spaces ahead of time or having multiple options if your first option is filled up. Letchworth State Park will also be open for public viewing, however, space will be limited. For public health and safety, no new visitors will be admitted once capacity is reached.