Apr 9, 2024 - News

Pics du jour: 🌘 Moonstruck Philly

A woman looks up at the eclipse from the steps of the Franklin Institute

On the steps of The Franklin Institute. Photo: Shoshana Gordon/Axios.

Hundreds of Philadelphians gathered on the Parkway yesterday afternoon to catch a glimpse of the eclipse.

Why it matters: The next total solar eclipse in the contiguous U.S. won't be until 2044.

Shakespeare Park outside the Parkway Central Library during the partial eclipse in Philadelphia
Shakespeare Park, outside the Parkway Central Library. Photo: Shoshana Gordon/Axios.
Aviator Park, outside of the Franklin Institute.
Aviator Park, outside of The Franklin Institute. Photo: Shoshana Gordon/Axios.

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