SnapJax viewers get peek at rare lunar eclipse through the clouds

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"Ed Van Voorhis" on SnapJax posted this photo and said: Moon intracoastal

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The clouds definitely crashed the party in the sky.

A lunar eclipse happened early Florida morning over northeast Florida and southeast Georgia.

This eclipse covered 97% of the moon’s disk. It was the longest partial solar eclipse of both the century and the last 580 years.

Related: Lunar eclipse coming to Jacksonville skies, but so are the party-crashing clouds

SnapJax users submit what they saw to Snapjax which, unfortunately, wasn’t a whole lot due to cloudy skies.

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Just a sliver of light

About the Author:

Carianne Luter is a social media producer for News4Jax and has worked at Channel 4 since December 2015. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a communication degree.