Total Solar Eclipse August 21st 2017

What's 'up there' to see.
Post Reply
admin
Site Admin
Posts: 2112
Joined: Thu Jan 01, 1970 10:00 am
Location: Australia
Contact:

Total Solar Eclipse August 21st 2017

Post by admin » Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:13 am

From Spaceweather.com:
“During a total eclipse, one of the most mesmerizing sights is the sun's ghostly corona. Gossamer streamers of gas in the sun's outer atmosphere suddenly become visible when the disk of the Moon blocks the glaring body of the sun. NASA-supported researchers at Predictive Science Inc. have just issued a computer model showing how the corona should look to the human eye on Aug.21st, the date of the Great American Solar Eclipse:”

For Projected images:

http://www.predsci.com/corona/aug2017eclipse/home.php

http://shadowandsubstance.com/2017/2017e.html

And from NASA: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php? ... 20170811-7

And this one is really good for seeing the path of the eclipse: http://www.zdnet.com/article/solar-ecli ... 0799681874 (You have to wait several seconds for the actual video to load).

(Astrologers may like to note that this Solar Eclipse falls at 28Leo53, exactly on Donald Trump's Ascendant at 29Leo58).

Admin.
He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.
Chinese proverb

Post Reply