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    Default Annular Solar Eclipse on West coast of U.S. on 5/20/12

    There will be an annular solar eclipse occurring this Sunday in the late afternoon. An annular eclipse is close to a total eclipse but it causes a ring or halo from the light wrapping around the moon. It would be a total eclipse if the moon was a little closer to earth at the time. This should be a good show.

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    Default Re: Annular Solar Eclipse on West coast of U.S. on 5/20/12

    It was amazing and kinda weird at the same time. All of a sudden it got a full shade darker out, like I was wearing a pair of sunglasses. Kinda strange too but I felt like things were growing quiet. I think the birds were chirping less. It almost felt like time was slowing down? Hard to explain but cool at the same time.
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    Default Re: Annular Solar Eclipse on West coast of U.S. on 5/20/12

    I posted some pictures I took of the eclipse in The Dark Room forum.

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    Don't forget the Venus Solar Transit beginning a little after 3PM PDT till sundown.
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    Default Re: Annular Solar Eclipse on West coast of U.S. on 5/20/12

    Quote Originally Posted by BVH View Post
    Don't forget the Venus Solar Transit beginning a little after 3PM PDT till sundown.
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    Default Re: Annular Solar Eclipse on West coast of U.S. on 5/20/12

    Took this photo.

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