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Sun to enter partial eclipse Thursday evening, but clouds, sunset could block view
Sun to enter partial eclipse Thursday evening, but clouds, sunset could block view

A partial eclipse will be visible across North America this afternoon and evening, but chances to see it from Baltimore will be limited, and clouds could make it even more difficult. In Baltimore, the eclipse begins at 5:51 p.m., as the new moon passes in front of the sun, casting the moon's shadow onto Earth. But we will only be able to see the very beginning of the eclipse as the sun is setting. Only about 15 percent of the sun's surface will be obscured before the solar disc slips below the horizon about 6:15 p.m., according to the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Mostly cloudy skies are forecast in Baltimore, but some areas to the west could be on the other side of a sharp...

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