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Eyes on the skies for a solar eclipse
A partial solar eclipse may be visible in Gainesville tonight.

Residents may put their eyes toward the skies in hopes of seeing a partial solar eclipse tonight.

In the early evening Oct. 23, a partial solar eclipse will be visible from Gainesville. To view this rare sight, three telescopes equipped with solar filters will be available to the public to use at 5:45 p.m. in Sardis Creek Park. Solar eclipse glasses will also be available.

For more information about the event, contact Frank Lock at 941-475-1578 or For more information, visit

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