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Offline Lars-J

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2017 US Eclipse thread
« Reply #40 on: 08/21/2017 04:35 PM »
I found a good spot to observe in Terrebonne, OR - just north of Bend. Great weather, and I can actually see Mt Jefferson from here, so I should be able to see it go dark before the totality shadow reaches here. :-)

I have a camera set up with a 20sec interval timer, so I can enjoy the experience without worrying about one of my cameras. My 2nd camera will only be used during totality.
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oooooh.

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« Reply #43 on: 08/21/2017 04:46 PM »
NASA TV asking University students what the closest star is to the Earth "I was so impressed with these students".

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They are launching high altitude balloons to film the Moon's shadow....

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« Reply #47 on: 08/21/2017 04:59 PM »
SLS thinking "why can't we get these numbers...."

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Talking heads.....earrings on a fella does not look good.

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Re: 2017 US Eclipse thread
« Reply #49 on: 08/21/2017 05:09 PM »
Cooler with 1/3rd the sun gone. Insects are acting like an approaching twilight, starting to forage more.

Having to do tons of outreach astronomy, as any telescope is an instant magnet for people.

Can't post pic's with 12kbit/sec of cellphone TCP/IP. MMS just doesn't work.

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Here's a tiny one
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« Reply #50 on: 08/21/2017 05:09 PM »
Going to enjoy the eclipse with my wife at a viewing spot within walking distance of our apartment complex in Seneca, SC. Next door in Clemson they were expecting 3 times the amount of visitors a home football (as in real football Chris B.  ;D) game would bring. Hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable eclipse.  :D
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« Reply #51 on: 08/21/2017 05:11 PM »
Going to enjoy the eclipse with my wife at a viewing spot within walking distance of our apartment complex in Seneca, SC. Next door in Clemson they were expecting 3 times the amount of visitors a home football (as in real football Chris B.  ;D) game would bring. Hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable eclipse.  :D

Foot.

and

Ball.

;D

NASA TV fixated on social media numbers.

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« Reply #52 on: 08/21/2017 05:12 PM »
Cloud cover via GOES

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« Reply #53 on: 08/21/2017 05:13 PM »
I got a picture of the eclipse with a pinhole camera! I'm in Lethbridge, Alberta.
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Blimey...

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« Reply #59 on: 08/21/2017 05:22 PM »
First contact confirmed up here in Woodstock Canada.
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