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Solar Eclipse Q&A

Post by Riddick » 03-08-2024 05:11 PM

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April's total solar eclipse is almost here, and AccuWeather has the answers to the biggest questions leading up to the astronomy event of the decade. FULL STORY

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Post by Doka » 03-08-2024 06:36 PM

Are you right at the Zone Riddick? I don't think we get even a dimm out of it!
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Doka wrote: ↑03-08-2024 06:36 PM Are you right at the Zone Riddick? I don't think we get even a dimm out of it!
We're about 300 miles from the zone of totality but from the looks of it we'll be at around 92% blockage

I thot about taking the day off & driving down to Terre Haute but when I realized it's a 10-hour drive there & back I thot better of it

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After spending the last 60 years chasing eclipses around the world, for his next and possibly last solar eclipse, Texas resident Laverne Biser won't have to travel farther than his backyard. FULL STORY

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Post by Riddick » 04-07-2024 08:11 PM

While I'd guesstimated 92% max eyeballing a coverage map, this site has us peaking at 88.4% at 2:07 pm CDT - Not too shabby either way. What ain't that great is Accuweather's forecast puts us at up to 74% cloudy. But variable!! So we may yet spy a sky opening.

Not that I'll be directly ogling, but the cloudier it is the less impressive the shift'll be yet even if totally overcast, there's always the old 2-piece cardboard pinhole trick.

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Re: Solar Eclipse Q&A

Post by Doka » 04-08-2024 08:41 PM

How was the eclipse? If it was as cloudy as it was here.......! :?
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Post by Malaria_Kidd II » 04-08-2024 08:52 PM

It was a treat to see down in SW IN. It got to be sweater time, lol, after it got dark!πŸ˜‚

Dr. Michou Cacou was in totality blessed Dallas, TX and he credited a higher power that opened the clouds just before Corona time!🍺 😳 🎯 πŸŽ† 🍻


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Post by Riddick » 04-09-2024 10:29 PM

No clouds, but I din't even go outside. Just looked out around 2, noticed the sky was a darker blue & shadows were more defined. Impressive, but not as much as WM XL.

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Post by Malaria_Kidd II » 04-11-2024 02:12 AM

Oky fanoki! Hmm. 😁 🌚 🌑

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Malaria_Kidd II wrote: ↑04-11-2024 02:12 AM Wrestle Mania Xtra LARGE? Am I close?πŸ˜†
Close enuff. In fact the 40th Showcase of The Immortals WAS exceedingly sizable.
Malaria_Kidd II wrote: ↑04-11-2024 02:12 AM Off topic: Riddick, you should join me @X and watch for the melee I'm attempting related to the not so mighty BritishπŸ‘‘Crowns stolen jewels tucked away for safe keeping in their Tower of London. The Royals are just as impervious to fault as our Dems and Rinos in the States seem to be.🚽 πŸ›‹

I discovered that there will always be one missingπŸ’Žinside that Tourist Trap Tower that became a much beleaguered, LSD influenced citizen recluse from Cambridge, England!🎭 πŸŽΈπŸ”” πŸ’ πŸ‘Έ

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Post by Malaria_Kidd II » 04-11-2024 06:05 PM

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