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Offline LunarOrbit

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Re: Eclipse 2024
« Reply #15 on: April 09, 2024, 11:18:02 AM »
I should travel to Spain for the 2026 one there :-)

I bet clear skies are pretty much guaranteed in Spain.
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Re: Eclipse 2024
« Reply #16 on: April 09, 2024, 05:03:27 PM »
I should travel to Spain for the 2026 one there :-)

I bet clear skies are pretty much guaranteed in Spain.
I hear the rain in Spain falls mostly on the plain. Or so it is ... sung.

Offline Ranb

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Re: Eclipse 2024
« Reply #17 on: April 09, 2024, 10:21:52 PM »
I caught a brief view of a partial through a hole in the clouds for a few seconds in San Antonio, but it went away before I could get a photo.

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Re: Eclipse 2024
« Reply #18 on: April 10, 2024, 09:36:35 AM »
I was at Belton Lake in Texas. Like the folks in San Antonio, I was leery about the cloud cover (50-70%). But we had a clear patch at the right time and had some great viewing.
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Re: Eclipse 2024
« Reply #19 on: April 11, 2024, 12:34:46 PM »
We drove in to Liberty Hill just north of Austin; while our house was technically in the zone of totality, we'd only get like 11 seconds or so.  Clouds were problematic right up until totality, and then the sky cleared like magic.  Got some extremely bad cell phone pics, but no pictures can do it justice anyway. 

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Re: Eclipse 2024
« Reply #20 on: April 11, 2024, 06:01:44 PM »
Was close to the edge of any kind of shadow at all, being in the Pacific North West, and even if it wasn't, it was completely overcast, so no dice here, I'm afraid.

Offline Peter B

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Re: Eclipse 2024
« Reply #21 on: April 11, 2024, 11:08:59 PM »
There's a video on YT mapping total eclipses for the next 20 years around the world. South-east Australia (where I am) gets a pair in 2028 and 2030.

Perhaps I can see about putting out the welcome mat...
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Re: Eclipse 2024
« Reply #22 on: April 12, 2024, 01:04:18 PM »
There's a video on YT mapping total eclipses for the next 20 years around the world. South-east Australia (where I am) gets a pair in 2028 and 2030.

Perhaps I can see about putting out the welcome mat...

The welcome mat would be great! My wife and I can meet you where ever. (Compared to our trip from the United States to Australia, a few hundred kilometers one way or another won't make a difference.)

Do you know what the Moon phase will be? ;) I would like to see the stars in the southern hemisphere, too!

Offline Allan F

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Re: Eclipse 2024
« Reply #23 on: April 12, 2024, 06:16:14 PM »
The moon phase at a total solar eclipse?
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Re: Eclipse 2024
« Reply #24 on: April 12, 2024, 06:59:23 PM »
We didn't see any stars at totality.  Venus and Jupiter were visible, but that's it. 

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Re: Eclipse 2024
« Reply #25 on: April 15, 2024, 04:25:54 AM »
The moon phase at a total solar eclipse?

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