The 2015 Solar Elicpse from today

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  1. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    Today's solar eclipse where the moon passed in front of the sun. Unfortunately we couldn't see it in the US.

    A video of the Solar Eclipse in 42 seconds....






    From the Faeroe Islands.

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    A partial eclipse from Wales.

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    Darkness ascends on Northern Russia

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    Two birds stand in the oncoming darkness

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    Faroe Islands

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    A view from the Norway

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    NASA

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    Beautiful. Thanks for compiling the pictures.
     
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    time to sacrifice the virgin. :cheer:
     
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    Leave GaryPuppet out of this.
     
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    i was gonna make that joke but didn't want to offend. :cwl:
     
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    Spork-bump
     
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    I went to my sons school for a special project where parents were asked to assist at 9:30 in the morning. While there, some of the parents and kids were passing around these 3D looking glasses. I asked my son if that was part of the project? He said no, it's the eclipse! No kidding! I had no idea when it was going to happen, and here it had already started. I had my camera with me, so I put the glasses up to the lens and took a few shots.

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    A while later:


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    Inside the building I noticed that the double pane windows were making a reflection of the sun, so with the sun behind the beam, you can see the reflection of the eclipse. It was so clear looking at it, but after taking the shot, it's a little harder to make out. You can see a white crescent.


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    Check out this one!




    A Double Eclipse of the Sun
    Image Credit & Copyright: Thierry Legault
    Explanation: Can the Sun be eclipsed twice at the same time? Last Friday was noteworthy because part of the Earth was treated to a rare total eclipse of the Sun. But also on Friday, from a part of the Earth that only saw part of the Sun eclipsed, a second object appeared simultaneously in front of the Sun: the Earth-orbiting International Space Station. Although space station eclipses are very quick -- in this case only 0.6 seconds, they are not so rare. Capturing this composite image took a lot of planning and a little luck, as the photographer had to dodge a series of third objects that kept, annoyingly, also lining up in front of the Sun: clouds. The above superposed time-lapse sequence was taken from Fregenal de la Sierra in southern Spain. The dark disk of the Moon dominates the lower right, while the Sun's textured surface shows several filaments and, over an edge, a prominence.


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    source: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html
     
  9. smichal

    smichal A1 Dick Game

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    please remind me why you should NOT look an eclipse with your naked eye.
    I remember in elementary school they covered all of the windows with construction paper so we wouldn't get blinded by the eclipse....
    but we always look at the regular sun all the time so ??!??
     
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    August 21 2017 Solar Eclipse United States. Must see event. First visible contiguous solar eclipse since 1979. Longest duration south of Carbondale, Ill 2 minutes 43 seconds. My plan is to decide where to go about week before scheduled based on weather. Area around Carbondale might be optimum viewing time but if it's raining with thunderstorms you are not going to see the sun. Ideally you would want the path to cross the Southwestern part of the country. If it crossed Phoenix, AZ the chances of it being sunny are excellent. This is the not the case as it starts between Oregon and Washington and ends in the South.

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