The year 2020 will go down in the history books as a year to forget, up there with 1917, year of the Spanish flu, and the years of the ravishing devastation of the Black Plague in the 14th century. But perhaps we can end on a celestial high note, because four days before Christmas a rare and bright event will appear in the Vermont skies for the first time in over 800 years!

What will you be doing on the night of December 21? Will you try to get a glimpse of this astronomical wonder? Do you think it has any deeper meaning? Let us know below in the comments section. We love hearing from you!

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