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Photo gallery: Looking for the eclipse

Nearly 100 people gathered outside Bethel's Community Life Center to receive free eclipse glasses from the physics and engineering departments.

Nearly 100 people gathered outside Bethel’s Community Life Center Aug. 21 to watch the solar eclipse.

By Callie Schmidt
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Bethel University physics professors Tom Greenlee and Alyssa Hamre set up telescopes and hand out special eclipse glasses for people to wear today at 1 p.m. According to Hamre, the next eclipse won’t be until 2024. | Photo by Callie Schmidt
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Nearly 100 people gathered outside Bethel’s Community Life Center to receive free eclipse glasses from the physics and engineering departments. Physics professor Alyssa Hamre organized the viewing event, hoping to help people safely see the eclipse. | Photo by Callie Schmidt
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Members from Bethel women’s soccer team gathered outside the Community Life Center to catch a view of the eclipse safely with special glasses. | Photo by Callie Schmidt
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clouds blocked it out. | Photo by Callie Schmidt
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Bethel students clap and cheer when the clouds clear away for a second, unveiling the solar eclipse. Physics professor Alyssa Hamre was slightly disappointed that the weather blocked the view of the eclipse, but noted that weather is a large component of studying astronomy. | Photo by Callie Schmidt

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