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Solar eclipse 8/21/2017- Updates, pics, and info

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Yep, Totality: 1 minute, 56 seconds
 
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Alaska will have a partial but calling for rain all night tonight and thru tomorrow so doubtful I will see it :(
 
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2 minutes 39 seconds full eclipse . Southern Illinois FTW.
 
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I live in about a 95% eclipse zone. Olympia, WA for the curious.

Ironically, I barely care. I'm more concerned about the tourist traffic and lack of supplies due to rampant tourist rush.
 

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The safe way to see an eclipse is with a simple projector


 

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Too bad I won't be able to witness again this amazing phenomenon :( , I hope you Americans will enjoy it :)
 
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90% zone here - I'll be recording it with my vid cam since I don't have the glasses to see it with, this way I can see it again anytime I want plus not risk burning my eyes. The cam's viewfinder/screen will let me see it as it happens anyway as long as I have the cam's exposure turned down to the right setting as I record.
 
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Yes, we can see it at 1pm EST time here in CT. The Sun is super bright right now.
 
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The safe way to see an eclipse is with a simple projector


I was looking for these Friday. Unfortunately I value my Retinas too much in the event that I make a DIY mistake.
 
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I was looking for these Friday. Unfortunately I value my Retinas too much in the event that I make a DIY mistake.
You aren't looking at it directly, you really can't make a mistake...
 
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ifi lived in the "zone" id be out there in a lawn chair selling "viewing spots" $20 /leg :laugh:
 

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It's looking overcast here. :( If it doesn't clear up in the next hour, won't see anything but clouds.
 

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It starts here at 10:23 MDT (1hr 8min from now) and ends at 1:13 MDT. Has a total duration of 2 hours and 50 minutes.
 
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It starts here at 10:23 MDT (1hr 8min from now) and ends at 1:13 MDT. Has a total duration of 2 hours and 50 minutes.
You going to be in the zone of totality? I'm sure that's a stupid question lol.

Got friends in the Grand Tetons as I type, they posted a picture on FB a few mins ago... blue skies there it looks :cool:
 
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Nice and sunny here at Carbondale. And OMG the traffic is horrible. So many freaking tourists! Also the 2024 Solar eclipse will cross Carbondale as well.

EDIT: fuck some 5 douche bags decided to block my drive way and set up posts. Street parking everywhere.

ifi lived in the "zone" id be out there in a lawn chair selling "viewing spots" $20 /leg :laugh:
Doing that right now.
 
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Nice and sunny here at Carbondale. And OMG the traffic is horrible. So many freaking tourists! Also the 2024 Solar eclipse will cross Carbondale as well.

EDIT: fuck some 5 douche bags decided to block my drive way and set up posts. Street parking everywhere.



Doing that right now.
The clouds are starting to clear up here in Peoria we are suppose to get 93% coverage up here.
 
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Crazy amount of people swarming in from nearby city now. Holy shit. Total eclipse does attract a lot of people huh?
 

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