Solar eclipse

11:37 a.m. on August 22, 2017 (EDT)
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I didn't buy any solar glasses, but I made a pin hole viewer.


My viewer is made from our lawn patio table. It has a 3 inch hole in the center for a umbrella. I covered it with a sheet of aluminum foil, put a pin hole in it and where the shadow is of the table I laced a sheet of white paper to view the eclipse on.

These are my results;

During the final part of what could be seen from Durango CO, far from the eclipse edge shadow line.

Here the eclipse is just starting.

How did ya'll view it?

6:48 p.m. on August 22, 2017 (EDT)
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From the wilderness...too far north for total eclipse but it made the afternoon august temps in WV very pleasant!

10:41 p.m. on August 22, 2017 (EDT)
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I got to see totality for 2 minutes, 37 seconds. It was AMAZING! This photo was taken by a friend. My pics sucked.


8:15 a.m. on August 23, 2017 (EDT)
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Used a shadow box in So Cal.  It is essentially the same as your set up, Gary, except substitute a box for the table.  We had 78% eclipse.


9:04 a.m. on August 23, 2017 (EDT)
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This is what we ended up with in N TX:


12:19 a.m. on August 24, 2017 (EDT)
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All Cool pics, thanks for sharing.!

7:41 a.m. on August 24, 2017 (EDT)
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It was beautiful in Nashville. I haven't had a chance to put my pictures together but here's two that I messed with that night.



11:19 a.m. on August 27, 2017 (EDT)
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All great images, glad everyone saw it. 

1:12 a.m. on August 30, 2017 (EDT)
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I was up at clingmans dome tower with about a dozen other people...

never got completely dark but rather a deep twilight...

totality was awesome....

i didnt take any pictures but was shooting video of the shadows for work.....

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