Solar show doesnʼt disappoint


March 11, 2024

Watching the eclipse Monday at Good Samaritan Society Superior are (back row from left) Joy Barnes, Veva Ferebee, (front) Phillis Giger, Bonnie Colgrove, Tom Snell, Mary Culbertson and Patty Studer. Each person has a special pair of protective glasses for their eyes.

Unlike much of Nebraska that was clothed in clouds on Monday, the sky over Superior was clear on Monday morning.

Shortly after 1 p.m the blue of the sky began to deepen. It was like I was wearing sunglasses. I followed a small crew of Celestial Event Observers, Tyler Holland, Darien Holland and Chief Observer Oliver Holland (age 4) to the property of Lonnie Bargen located north of Superior.

As Darien and Oliver sat patiently in the rear of my Mazda B2300 pickup nicknamed Hot Wheels, I prepared and manned by photo equipment waiting for the big moment.

The temperature began dropping as the total...

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