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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Total Eclipse of the Bear

Well... did you see it??? Huh? Did you???
See what???...
The Eclipse of course!
We only had 89% of totality but... I made sure to order some special solar eclipse viewing filters a lonnng time ago. So I was ready!

 This is a Bear Ear Eclipse of the Sun... heh heh!!

I've never seen a solar eclipse before! So I'm beary excited. Mama saw one in southern Mexico in 1991 and said it was beary cool... But that was a total eclipse and this is only 89%. If I had been thinking this through, I would have gone down to Oregon to visit Little Fox and view it from there!

Alright... the time approaches... I am ready!

Let the viewing begin!!

Oooh... ahhh... Mama didn't have special glasses, so she just stuck her cell phone up and made it take a picture but... that didn't work beary well..

Although in this one, you can see what looks like an upper right nibble getting taken out.

I... on the other hand, got a full, beautiful view!

Of this... oooohhh.... It did get quite a bit cooler and it was darker - but a weird kind of light... Very fascinating. Did you see the eclipse where you were?

6 comments:

  1. Hi Sandy - Drunk Fox here. You should have come down, we had 99% and then decided to drive about an hour for 100%. Pretty impressive. Glad you had special glasses to view the event.

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    1. I know... Oregon was the place to be! Mama has a cousin in Salem who apparently had a front porch seat for the whole thing!

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  2. Great photos! Jerry says that an eclipse means that bears get extra portions of honey, cookies and hot chocolate all day long...

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    1. I didn't know that rule about eclipse days. Shoot, I missed out on all those extra treats. I am assuming that if the rule holds steady for bears it's true for foxes as well.....right????

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    2. Hmm... somehow those rules were not communicated to me... I might just become an eclipse chaser!

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  3. We had eclipse cookies after watching the eclipse.. they are half white and half chocolate

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