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Member # 123
 - posted August 20, 2017 11:15

Weather is looking good here in Oregon, hopefully it will hold out! If you can, find your way into the Moon's shadow!
The Famous Druid
Member # 1769
 - posted August 21, 2017 04:13
I'm very jealous.
Be careful you don't lose your eyes
Member # 1659
 - posted August 21, 2017 08:55
Well I have to get out the scope and white cardboard, forecast here is maybe cloudy and 75% totality. hope you get some good memories and possible images, have fun.
The Famous Druid
Member # 1769
 - posted August 21, 2017 08:59
Member # 36425
 - posted August 21, 2017 23:10
Where in Oregon were you? My wife & I drove up from Oroville, California yesterday and today watched the eclipse in a diner's parking lot just off I-5 in Albany, Oregon. After the totality part ended, we headed back home, arriving at 7:00 P.M. Stopped and had dinner at Outback in Chico.
Member # 123
 - posted August 21, 2017 23:35
We were in Weiser, camping in a field. It was glorious!
Member # 1659
 - posted August 22, 2017 09:31
Watched the NBC presentation, heat was the problem here 84F I made a pinhole paper plate, too much
ambient light. As a last resort I went to the tractor shed and put on my welding hood, looked like it did in 1962. If I make it to 2024 I will watch it again.
Member # 123
 - posted August 22, 2017 13:28
We had an amazing eclipse! Perfect weather, gorgeous corona, and mind-boggling prominences! Several differences between the last on I witnessed, in 1991, and this one, (not as many stars in sky during totality, better prominences, and this one seemed to turn the dimmer switch down faster).

Here's a quick timelapse of the totality... it seemed to go by that fast for us too!

The Famous Druid
Member # 1769
 - posted August 23, 2017 03:16
I shall console myself with the knowledge that the sun was eclipsed here by a far bigger object.
We get that kind of eclipse quite regularly here.
Member # 36425
 - posted August 23, 2017 10:03
Originally posted by Snaggy:
We were in Weiser, camping in a field. It was glorious!

Ah, on the Oregon/Idaho border beside the Snake River.

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