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Tales from the Dark Side: Eclipse Lessons Learned



Type: General Meetings

Keywords: Solar Eclipse

Held on: Aug 16, 2017 (Wed) at 07:30 PM to Aug 16, 2017 (Wed) at 09:00 PM

Speaker: Stephen J. O’Meara

Location: Physics/Astronomy Auditorium (PAA), Room A102, Seattle, Washington

Event Coordinator: Christopher Laurel


This lighthearted yet informative lecture reveals the difference between expectation and reality. Stephen, an avid eclipse chaser and observer of more than a dozen total and annular solar eclipses shares what we should do (and what not to do) so that we can have the best eclipse experience possible — without encountering the foibles described in this lecture. This entertaining romp should help eclipse watchers in Oregon to prepare for the unexpected. Who knows, maybe by the talk’s end, other veteran eclipse chasers in the audience will have their own stories and advice to share.


Latitude 47.65292179999999, Longitude -122.3110596

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