ECLIPSE 2017: Kansas City couple marvels at eclipse
JEFFERSON CITY —
Liz Vargas traveled to Jefferson City with her husband to watch, photograph, and even draw the eclipse. She said she was so moved by the moment the moon covered the sun, that she was in tears.
"That moment was magical," she said. "I was very excited. I was crying."
Vargas has always been interested in astronomy. She said she saw an eclipse when she was eleven years old, and it was an unforgettable moment.
"This is my second one," she said. "The first one was in Mexico - Mexico City. I remember that day very very very well, but this time I think it's because I was more aware of the things that could happen."
She and her husband made their own filters for their cameras so they could safely photograph the eclipse. They said they are hoping to see another celestial event in the future, but know Monday's event was once in a lifetime.
"I'm going to try to tell everybody the amazing that this experience is," she said. "Maybe we are going to look to go to another place to see another one."