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Stargazing Aug 21st, 2017, a total solar eclipse will cross the US

  1. Oct 17, 2010 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    wohooo!!!! (though i don't live in US i can see new pics)
    I was planning to visit sometime then anyway!
     
  4. Oct 17, 2010 #3

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    Yeah, but the world's gonna end in 2012
     
  5. Oct 17, 2010 #4
    aww... I wanna live longer...
     
  6. Oct 17, 2010 #5

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    The Chosen Ones will still be able to view it. Those not chosen may wish to ignore this thread. We will miss you.
     
  7. Oct 17, 2010 #6
    They will just stop it for maintenance and rerun the simulation again.
     
  8. Oct 17, 2010 #7

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    Alright, let's stay on topic. :biggrin:
     
  9. Oct 17, 2010 #8
    ^ that's better!
     
  10. Oct 17, 2010 #9
    the perfect time to attack the fire nation
     
  11. Oct 17, 2010 #10
    Wow, I'm in Memphis, I'll have to drive out to the GE point!
     
  12. Oct 17, 2010 #11
    Can someone post a link to the path?
     
  13. Oct 17, 2010 #12
    that's what Ivan did .. up there..
     
  14. Oct 17, 2010 #13
    I've never seen the sun during a total eclipse, but then neither has anyone else. I will get myself to TN for this. Everyone, for viewing safety, bring spf70 sun screen.
     
  15. Oct 17, 2010 #14

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    LOL, Evo will be able to see it from her backyard. Well, almost from her backyard, she lives about 15 miles south from the border of the total eclipse visibility.
     
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  16. Oct 17, 2010 #15

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    And through South Carolina. I'll be in the totality zone, with the centerline passing about 12 miles from here. Maybe I'll host a PF eclipse party. :cool:
     
  17. Oct 17, 2010 #16
    We have been discussing the previous eclipse in that Saros cycle here.

    I see that I never answered rewebster. No I did not get any pictures. You should not bother with trying to get pictures of the event itself, there will be millions of pictures anyway. Just watch and enjoy.
     
  18. Oct 17, 2010 #17
    Cool! I have always wanted to see one, but I'm always in the wrong part of the world :( I think in 2017 I'll no longer be in the U.S.
    *Checks to see where and when other total solar eclipses are happening*
     
  19. Oct 17, 2010 #18
    With my luck, I'll travel to see it, only for it to be raining that day.
     
  20. Oct 17, 2010 #19
    Am I the only one who initially read the title as "solar flare"? I need to wake up.
     
  21. Oct 17, 2010 #20

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    Marzena is booking plane for 2017.
     
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