I Saw a Solar and a Lunar Eclipse

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    Only 1 Solar, A Partial; Lots Of Lunar

    As lunar eclipses can be total over a huge part of the Earth almost everyone old enough to go out at night has had a chance to see one and as a 72 year old I have seen my share but have not taken many pictures. Solar eclipses, on the other hand are total only along a very narrow...
    70+, M
    2 Responses Apr 11, 2012

    Did You Catch Yesterday's Eclipse?

    I ended up picking up an article about it before it happened and took several photos--without having the glasses to see it for myself, my family and I tried some unique tricks as suggested by NASA. Check it out: http://voices.yahoo.com/getting-creative-ring-fire-photos...
    SoulSucker SoulSucker
    22-25, F
    May 21, 2012
    windlion windlion
    56-60, M
    1 Response Nov 16, 2013

    so this is happening.

    ... http://hollywoodlife.com/2016/03/08/watch-solar-eclipse-live-stream-asia-2016-video/
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    Mar 8, 2016

    Astronomical Glory!

     I guess I'm pretty lucky. I've seen many occultations in my life. Not only lunar and solar; but, also planetary as well.  A few years back I saw Venus transit across the surface of the sun. THAT was cool. I went to a local astro society event. It was exciting. It was...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique
    3 Responses Jul 27, 2009

    As A Kid...

    As early as 9 or 10, I was interested in Astronomy, and it was one of my first intellectual interests that my parents were really supportive of. In 1984, there was an annular solar eclipse over the Eastern part of the US, but we lived far enough away that it would only be...
    inkydoo inkydoo
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 13, 2012

    Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen,

    SvalbardEclipse begins: 10.11.52,2Start of totality: 11.10.42,8End of totality: 11.13.10,2Eclipse ending: 12.12.20,8I remember how cold I was waiting for the sun to be fully covered by the moon's shadow. I was running back and fort to warm my hands inside the...
    redfairy16 redfairy16
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 8, 2015
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