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Aug 21, 2017 1:11 PM CST
Name: Dave
Dayton, TN (Zone 7a)
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Photos taken between 2:24 EST and 2:35 EST. Circadias started chirping and just as quickly quit as the sun reappeared. Glad to be alive to witness this.
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Aug 21, 2017 1:16 PM CST
Name: Sandi
Austin, Tx (Zone 8b)
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Great photos! Our eclipse was only partial, but still exciting!
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Aug 21, 2017 3:49 PM CST
Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
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That's amazing, Dave! It was only partial here too, but the sky clouded over just before it began and then completely cleared once it was over! It was so cloudy that I couldn't even see where the sun actually was... It did get darker than one would expect for a cloudy day, but not very darn dramatic. Sighing!

Thank goodness for all the coverage on TV and the internet! Hurray!
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Aug 21, 2017 3:56 PM CST
Name: Cheryl
North of Houston TX (Zone 9a)
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@Bubbles Texas will have a total eclipse in 2014.
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Aug 21, 2017 3:58 PM CST
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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Here in Savannah, Georgia we were in a good location to view the eclipse...except that the weatherman forgot to cooperate. The sky was totally covered with clouds. There was not even a shadow visible on the ground and no hope to see even a glimpse of the eclipse.

I am happy for everyone who had a good experience with this eclipse. Thumbs up
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Aug 21, 2017 3:59 PM CST
Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
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You must mean in the future, Cheryl?
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Aug 21, 2017 4:00 PM CST
Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
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ShadyGreenThumb said:@Bubbles Texas will have a total eclipse in 2014.


LOL, 3 years ago? Green Grin!
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Aug 21, 2017 4:36 PM CST
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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ShadyGreenThumb said:@Bubbles Texas will have a total eclipse in 2014.


It should probably be 2024. Hope I am still alive to see it. Rolling on the floor laughing
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Aug 21, 2017 5:01 PM CST
Name: Caroline Scott
Calgary (Zone 4a)
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It was a partial eclipse here and so it did not get darker.
DD had ordered the special glasses so we could view it first hand.
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Aug 21, 2017 5:04 PM CST
Name: Kristi
east Texas pineywoods (Zone 8a)
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Partial here and I kept waiting for the thunder/rain as it was dark outside. nodding

Nice series of photos of the eclipse Dave. Thanks for sharing!
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Aug 21, 2017 9:28 PM CST
Name: Sandi
Austin, Tx (Zone 8b)
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Did anyone else get a little teary-eyed, thinking this might be the last one we may see in our lifetime? 'Kind of places things in perspective?
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Aug 22, 2017 7:39 AM CST
Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
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But think of all the other fantastic things we still have to see, Sandi! Smiling
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Aug 22, 2017 8:54 AM CST
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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After admiring the eclipse photos by TennesseeDave, I thought I would share my single photo. It took me most of the morning to figure out how to get a photo uploaded from my new phone, but here it is. My view of the eclipse in Savannah, Georgia. Taken in the Walmart parking lot at 2:19pm. Couldn't see the sky or the sun; only lovely clouds. Rolling on the floor laughing
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I got home in time for the darkest part of the eclipse and was walking all 3 dogs in the backyard so they could do some synchronized pooping to commemorate the big event. Hurray! Hurray!
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Aug 22, 2017 9:10 AM CST
Name: Deb
Planet Earth (Zone 8b)
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I'm an hour north of Seattle and didn't get much in the way of darkness, but did note a definite drop in temperature. We did the box thing, which was cool. And enjoying some very excellent photos on social media.
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Aug 23, 2017 7:56 AM CST
Name: Tia Doskocil
Texas
Really neat photos and time lapse! Thanks for sharing!
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Aug 23, 2017 10:04 AM CST
Name: Rita
North Shore, Long Island, NY
Zone 6B
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Awesome pictures.

I heard on the news that parts of the US will see a total eclipse in 2024.
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Aug 23, 2017 11:01 AM CST
Name: Danita
GA (Zone 7b)
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We took a day trip to the path of totality. The total eclipse was amazing! Big Grin The corona was just beautiful. The experience still doesn't seem completely real to me. We're already starting to discuss possible travel plans for 2024. It's supposed to be a little longer in duration and darker due to the moon being closer to perigee.

Dave, did you get a corona photo during totality?
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Aug 23, 2017 11:30 AM CST
Name: Deb
Planet Earth (Zone 8b)
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I found it underwhelming but wasn't in the direct path, nor did I have much interest in fighting traffic down to Oregon (even though Gary actually has relatives in the area) for such a short show. I am enjoying the beautiful photographs though - some are truly stunning.
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Aug 24, 2017 3:27 PM CST
Name: stone
near Macon Georgia (USA) (Zone 8a)
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I finally have some pictures...

Went down to the museum... They were giving out glasses... I didn't get there soon enough... borrowed glasses from people in the crowd.

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Couldn't figure out how to take pics through the shades... but the leaf shadows were pretty interesting...

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Didn't get dark like in TN, but the light did get funny... couldn't figure out how to get a pic of that...
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Aug 24, 2017 8:08 PM CST
Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
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I'm glad you had a clear sky for watching it, Stone! Love the patterns the eclipse made through the leaves... Thumbs up
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