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The front page of a newspaper in 1970 accurately predicted the solar eclipse of 2024!

The front page of a newspaper in 1970 accurately predicted the solar eclipse of 2024!

A Reddit user highlighted the front page of a newspaper from the 1970s that correctly predicted a solar eclipse in 2024.

a 1970 newspaper He predicted it with complete success (it seemed). Solar eclipse in 2024. Now, 1970 may not seem that far away to some people, however, without the help of modern technology, accurate solar eclipse prediction would be extremely difficult or impossible.

And yet, his newspaper In 1970, he was able to predict an eclipse that would occur more than 50 years later With impressive accuracy.

If you don't remember what this rare phenomenon is, a total solar eclipse occurs When the moon completely blocks the sun as it passes between the sun and the Earth.

Reddit user and/Flegel 1834 Posted on r/Damnthatsinteresting to share an image from a 1970 newspaper cover.

My neighbor has a newspaper from 1970 that predicts this year's solar eclipse (April 8).
byand/Flegel 1834 inDamn interesting

The Sunday Journal headline read: “Millions will see next eclipse in 2024.” She added, “Total blackout in some areas,” and attributed the prediction to “scientists.”

Citizens will be able to see this rare phenomenon United States of America, Mexico And Canada On April 8, where it will be held Total solar eclipse. The sky will darken as the moon covers the sun, with only some of its effects visible. The path of the eclipse extends from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean.