At 2:44 p.m., the 2017 solar eclipse reached its peak in Queens, causing 71 percent of the sun to be covered by the moon.
Naturally, tons of people around Queens took a break from the Monday hustle to get outside and take a look at the eclipse in action.
Many people around Queens took their cameras to the skies to catch a glimpse of the eclipse:
Many others in Queens shared their indirect ways of seeing the 2017 eclipse:
Even the staff at The Queens Courier tried out the pinhole method with some paper plates!