Global Attendance in Dallas for Total Eclipse


Global Attendance in Dallas for Total Eclipse

A total solar eclipse will traverse the country on Monday afternoon for the first time in seven years, attracting people from all over the world to witness this cosmic event. Local 10’s Andrew Perez is on the ground in Dallas, Texas, capturing all the excitement surrounding the eclipse.

One visitor, Ivan Fernandez, expressed his enthusiasm for seeing the solar eclipse in person, making the trip from Hollywood, Florida to Dallas. Despite some clouds threatening the view, Fernandez remains excited about experiencing the darkness when the moon passes in front of the sun.

Another visitor, Gregory Diaz, also from Hollywood, shared his anticipation for the moment of totality, which will last about 4 minutes. Dallas has seen an influx of tourists coming in from all over to witness the eclipse, bringing in a surge of activity and revenue to the city.

Despite some challenges like traffic and increased gas prices, the atmosphere in Dallas is buzzing as people prepare for this rare celestial event. Visitors have traveled from London, Denver, and other places around the world to witness the eclipse, with some having planned their trip years in advance.

While the forecast for the eclipse viewing in Dallas may not be ideal, many are still making the most of the experience and enjoying the camaraderie and connection with others who have also made the journey to witness this extraordinary event. The eclipse is set to begin with the moon covering the sun at 1:23 p.m. EST in Dallas, with total coverage starting at 2:40 p.m. and lasting for four minutes.

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