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Monday’s eclipse? A ‘close call’ for SF fog-bound viewers

For Bay Area fog-dwellers who want to see the big solar eclipse Monday morning, the message is clear: Head east beyond the cloud cover, and aim north. Be prepared to view the sun — but only with astronomer-approved solar viewing shades to prevent eye damage — roughly between 9 and 11:30 am, when the moon will pass over the sun and block out about 75 percent of it from Bay Area vantage points.
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