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Member # 123
 - posted September 05, 2016 11:59
OK, you may have heard about it already, if not, ... you will!

A total solar eclipse will be tracking across the USA on August 21, 2017. If there is anyway possible you can see it, do. Total solar eclipses are the most mind-blowing celestial event you will ever witness, but of course, you must be in the umbra (the full shadow of the Moon)

Here's some good links about the eclipse..


on Twitter, follow Tyler Nordgren @NightSkyPark

and my favorite Google Map of the eclipse track! A great way to plan your viewing site

Be in the umbra!
Member # 1523
 - posted September 07, 2016 10:26
It will be close to here! [Applause]
Member # 1659
 - posted September 07, 2016 19:58
July 20 1963, I was there,out in the yard with my cardboard box, watching the pinhole image.
Member # 123
 - posted September 08, 2016 11:36
GMx... excellent, get into the shadow!

MoMan: wait a second, I thought you...
flew your Lear jet up to Nova Scotia
To see the total eclipse of the sun

or maybe that song isn't about you! [Big Grin]

MoMan, be sure to go, head down into Wyoming or Idaho!
Ugh, MightyClub
Member # 3112
 - posted September 08, 2016 14:18
I would love to see the full effect, but I don't know if I'll be able to get to a good spot at the right time [Frown]
Member # 1659
 - posted September 08, 2016 14:55
Nope The easiest place to go would be down by Spring Hill Tenn. and visit the Corvette plant also.
The Famous Druid
Member # 1769
 - posted September 09, 2016 01:43
Total eclipses are awesome.

There was one at Casa del Druid when I was 15, the next one near(†) me is in 12 years.

Anyone on/near the eclipse path want a houseguest next year?

† - for suitably large values of 'near'

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