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Solar Eclipse Wows Oklahomans


Did you see it? Most Americans at least took a glance at the total solar eclipse. In Oklahoma there was about 90% coverage. We have been able to predict eclipses, their exact paths, and timing for many years. But Tulsa Planetarium Director Bob Ferguson says the Mayan Civilization was able to predict eclipses hundreds of years ago working with just sticks and stones and their primitive science.

If you didn’t take advantage of the opportunity to see Monday’s event, there will be another total solar eclipse  on April 8th, 2024 visible in Southeast Oklahoma, passing just south of  Ft. Smith.   August 12th, 2045 there will be one almost directly over Tulsa.