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« on: August 22, 2017, 08:55:59 pm »

...Tulsa will be rocking a total eclipse.
Order the party platter now!

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« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2017, 09:31:43 pm »

...Tulsa will be rocking a total eclipse.
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I hope to be really old by then.
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« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2017, 09:40:32 pm »

I hope to be really old by then.

I'll be 78.  I can hope...
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« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2017, 07:24:27 am »

During the most recent eclipse, someone with more math skills than I figured out a spot in Wyoming where the ISS would transit the sun as the moon was beginning the eclipse, followed 5 minutes later by the totality.  So they gather equipment, found access to land, and headed that way.  Full blown nerdgasm.
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« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2017, 10:23:49 am »

During the most recent eclipse, someone with more math skills than I figured out a spot in Wyoming where the ISS would transit the sun as the moon was beginning the eclipse, followed 5 minutes later by the totality.  So they gather equipment, found access to land, and headed that way.  Full blown nerdgasm.

Geek is good:  https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/goddard/2017/nasas-epic-view-of-2017-eclipse-across-america

The crescent-shaped shadows all over my backyard were cool.
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« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2017, 11:13:09 am »

Geek is good: 

Oh, I'm in agreement.  I was the guy watching the video about the guys watching the eclipse.  i have no room to mock them.   Grin
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« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2017, 05:03:14 pm »



Shadows on an old wheelbarrow in my yard...
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« Reply #7 on: September 08, 2017, 09:48:04 am »

Im not an astronomy person, but if you have never seen the Northern Lights at least once, you live a deprived life.
Here's tonight's prediction.



Look at the red View Line and find Oklahoma.  See that first big bright speck beneath it?   You are here.


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« Reply #8 on: September 08, 2017, 10:58:58 am »

I hope to be really old by then.


That's only mid 90's.  Not that old....

I plan to watch it from the comfort of my front porch!  With a whiskey sour.

I'm betting against getting to see the ones from the 2060's on...don't think the kids will be willing to take me to see them.  Don't wanna be driving by that point.


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