Partial eclipse in Ottawa

Part of the sunshine normally reaching Ottawa will be blotted out by the moon this afternoon.

A partial solar eclipse gets underway at about 1:15

The event peaks at 2:35.

A crowd of people is at a viewing party at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum which continues until four.

A reminder: do not look at the eclipse without proper eyewear.

Safety tips on how to watch can be found here.