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Old 10-20-2014, 10:56 PM   #1
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Solar Eclipse Oct. 23

Looks like weather permitting many in North America will be able to witness it.

Solar eclipse of October 23, 2014 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Thanks for the head's up! It will be a partial and around 6pm Eastern.
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Ok, except for you folks on the far East Coast, let's see what we can see today.
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In San Diego it starts at 2:15 and peaks at 3:30pm.
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Watch it here:

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Unfortunately the clouds rolled in here about 30 minutes before the eclipse started.
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Well, the clouds cleared for about 45 minutes just as the eclipse was entering its maximum sun blocked phase. So, using my trusty pin-hole card, I got to see about 40% of the sun blocked out. The sun lighted areas were a bid less bright than normal, IMHO>
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I went to an overlook here, where someone had some welding shield glass, and a filter on high powered binocs on a nice tripod. Through the binocs was especially interesting as you could see sunspots as well as the partial eclipse.
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I saw it at around 5:30 - about a quarter of the sun was eclipsed


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We had clear skies in central South Carolina. I was deer hunting in my stand and enjoyed the extended twilight period long before dark.
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