The Thinking Woodsman Presents Shootin’ The Breeze – Eclipse Edition

While the notion of the upcoming solar eclipse on August, 21 has everyone going a little crazy, we’re getting practical and giving you the science. Join NASA Certified Subject Matter Expert Joe Schaper and I as we shoot the breeze about this rare celestial event.

Learn about:

  • Viewing Lunar mountains and Baily’s Beads
  • If and when to look directly at the sun.
  • A rare chance to see the star Regulus.
  • How to safely photograph the eclipse.
  • Online resources to get the best viewing experience.
A screen shot from Xavier Jubier’s website. This tool overlays your location with the Solar Eclipse’s path and gives you precise timing too!

Show Notes:

Missouri Eclipse 2017 – http://www.missourieclipse2017.com

NASA’s Eclipse Site – https://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/eclipse.html

Great American Eclipse – https://www.greatamericaneclipse.com

Xavier Jubier’s Interactive Eclipse Map (super cool!) – http://xjubier.free.fr/en/site_pages/solar_eclipses/TSE_2017_GoogleMapFull.html

St. Claire Eclipse – http://www.stclaireclipse.com

Current River, Jack’s Fork, & Eleven Point River – https://www.facebook.com/groups/MissouriScenicRivers

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