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Monclova Ecopark accounts for 90 percent of visits to see the eclipse; observatory was his ‘ace’ up his sleeve

The vast majority of the seven thousand people who came to the ‘Steel Capital’ to vibrate with the astronomical phenomenon, chose this public space

MONCLOVA, COAH.- A great positive energy was felt in Monclovaderived from the presence of more than seven thousand visitors from Coahuila, Mexico and other parts of the world, who traveled to this city to observe the Total Solar Eclipse.

In the “Steel Capital” there were five safe points for observing the natural phenomenon, among them: the Mirador del Cristo de la Bartola, the Main Plaza, the Sports City, the Fair Grounds and the Monclova Ecopark.

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The Observatory that the Ecopark houses was highly visited by the people of Monclova.

This last site in question achieved the greatest attendance of people, hosting just over six thousand visitors, due to the Astronomical Observatory inside and the event that municipal authorities prepared for attendees in general.

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At the event, the images captured by the observatory’s telescope were reproduced on giant screens and experts on the subject were reporting everything about the eclipse, from its beginning at 11:05 a.m., its progress until the total coverage of the sun that occurred at 12:23 p.m. and the end of the phenomenon that culminated around 1:30 p.m.

$!Expressions of amazement and joy were evident as the Moon covered the Sun.

Expressions of amazement and joy were evident as the Moon covered the Sun.

Around the observatory that is in the highest part of the Ecopark, there were clotheslines for special lenses certified by health authorities, to avoid damage to people’s eyesight. There were close to a thousand specimens that took advantage of the opportunity to see the natural phenomenon in its maximum expression.

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At the moment of total coverage of the sun, a positive energy was felt among the thousands of people who attended, there were shouts of excitement, jumps and there were even those who uttered phrases to fill themselves with positivity after the event.

$!The city made good facilities available to visitors to view the eclipse.

The city made good facilities available to visitors to view the eclipse.

As the atmosphere darkened and the solar corona was visible, the city lights were observed to turn on and for a period of two minutes and 19 seconds, magic was experienced in the place.

The same atmosphere was felt among the groups of hundreds of attendees, in the main square, the Sports City, the Cristo de la Bartola and the Monclova Fair Grounds.

A GREAT EXPERIENCE: MAYOR

Mario Dávila, mayor of the city, said he was happy with the large attendance of people frome Saltillo, Monterrey, Guadalajara, Pachuca, Colima, of cities in the state of Texas in USA, Barcelona, ​​Spain and of Heredia, Costa Rica.

$!Attendees recognized the good organization of the municipal authorities to avoid crowds.

Attendees recognized the good organization of the municipal authorities to avoid crowds.

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“Very very happy because people enjoyed this event, they are events that are seen every 30 years. And we were able to enjoy the change as if it were daylight, it completely darkened, the city lights turned on.

“The cry of joy of euphoria, of consent, will be marked in history, after the city of Monclova experienced a one hundred percent total solar eclipse,” pointed out the Mayor.

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