Total Solar Eclipse Viewed In NE Georgia Mountains

We enjoyed nearly two minutes of 100% totality here.  Thin cumulus cloud drifted across the sun during that period, but we still got a good view of the corona and of the “diamond ring” effect when the sun first reappeared.  Most amazing details for me were the soft sunrise pastel shades that appeared on the horizon 360 degrees around, and the total quiet as birds, critters, and humans in cars all stopped and held their breath.  Gotta wonder what goes thru a chickadee’s little brain when the sun disappears mid-day … and then comes back.  (tweet) WTF?! (tweet) I do … Continue reading

Can You Pass The FAKE NEWS Test ?

How gullible are you ? See if you can spot the FAKE NEWS ARTICLE    Solar eclipse path  will overwhelmingly pass over Trump Country Is the eclipse throwing shade at Clinton supporters? The path of ideal viewing spots for this month’s highly-anticipated total solar eclipse cuts overwhelmingly through places that voted for President Trump in November. There are about 240 counties roughly along the central path of the eclipse, a 70-mile-wide trail extending across the country where people will be able to see a total eclipse, meaning the sun will appear completely obscured by the moon. And about 92 percent of … Continue reading