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Old 08-22-2017, 05:02 AM
Myers (Offline)
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It was pretty cool. I guess I thought it would be more dramatic -- it was 97% maybe a 75 or 100 miles from where I live, so I thought it would get darker and the corona would be more pronounced.

It was very different than night or twilight -- the quality of the light was very strange.

We used box viewers. Yeah, I was being very paranoid, but some assholes were selling counterfeit eclipse glasses -- and I wasn't taking any chances...

Oh and I heard if you really wanted to do it right, you could have taken a cruise ship to where the eclipse was total -- Bonnie Tyler sang "Total Eclipse of the Heart" at just the right moment.

P.S. -- The video for the song is hilarious -- definitely the "throw it all up against the wall and see if it sticks" school of video production...

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