I took time off and traveled to Missouri with my wife and dog Brandi to witness the Great Eclipse of 2017, which we also watched with my stepson Chris. I've posted pictures of this event. Here are some more. What you might not know is the difference between a solar eclipse, lunar eclipse and apocalypse.... Continue Reading →
That being said, I took my own amatuer photos of the total eclipse as see from the St. Louise area. I capture the corona and some interesting (but not understood by me) pink coloration around the edges of the totally eclipsed sun. It was an experience of a lifetime.
I do not know why the corona had flashes of pink. Were these corona ejections perhaps? The corona was easy to capture during the total eclipse phase.
We are here. Waiting. Six hours to go. In path of totality.
We're here. Ground zero. The sky will go dark. But will a cloud cover the eclipse? The latest forecast ranges from "partly cloudy" to "partly sunny". Even if all the sky were clear but one cloud, and that cloud covered the eclipse for that brief time, it would still be a disappointment that could not... Continue Reading →
A total eclipse happens somewhere on Earth about every 18 months. However, the last time a total eclipse traversed the entire continental United States from coast to coast was 99 years ago. It's called the Great Eclipse because of it's accessibility. About 14 million people live in the path of totality as it traverses the... Continue Reading →
Twenty days until the eclipse. Here in Amarillo it will hardly be noticeable unless you are looking for it (but don't look at it directly without approved eye protection or you could go blind). North of here there will be a total solar eclipse, where the moon will completely cover the sun and the world... Continue Reading →