Friday, 20 March 2015

Instaclipse




Portable!
No special glasses needed!
Cloud cover at 8 oktas where you are?
Satisfaction guaranteed!




8 comments:

  1. Thankyou !!
    Here , cloud cover meant that it just got gloomier for a while ... And the ducks don't believe in eclipses at all , so quacked right through it .

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  2. It is like the Eye of Sauron (surprised). How talented you are, my dear.

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  3. Best eclipse I've seen today. Lovely.

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  4. Oh Lucille, this is a very cool view!

    I do have a memory of experiencing a midday solar eclipse on a Sixth Avenue midtown sidewalk way back in the 1990s. It was also pretty cool.

    xo

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  5. Actually I got a really good view. Partial cloud cover allowed me to see the crescent sun clearly without danger to my eyes.

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  6. Persephone will be clamouring to use this as the cover of one of their various war-time rationing novels.

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  7. Very good, Lucille. Don't we live in interesting times!

    I did the pinhole/card thing at my bedroom window, arms aching from holding them the requisite metre apart, then, during an arm-wobbling moment, noticed a perfect larger image on the bedroom wall. Rushed downstairs for camera, thinking I could manage a pinhole paper in one hand and a camera in the other, and couldn't do it second time round. So I just leaned out and watched the birds flying back to roost in the strangely gloomy sunlight. And this weekend it's been all super-low tidal stuff - the Bristol Channel looks as though you could stroll across to Wales.

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