Moon upstages sun

Stanford Medicine community members were among those who donned their protective glasses to watch the Aug. 21 eclipse.

Kris Newby

A crowd gathered outside of Stanford's Clark Center on Aug. 21 to view the eclipse, which blocked out about 75 percent of the sun in the Bay Area. The cloudy skies cleared just in time over campus that morning for viewers to glimpse the extraterrestrial phenomenon. The next time a solar eclipse will come to the United States will be April 8, 2024. But California won’t be in its path.

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