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By Karla Pomeroy
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Karla's Kolumn: Excited for the eclipse; but focused on reality

 

August 19, 2017

I'm excited for Monday. I don't normally, OK I never say I'm excited for a Monday. But, I am this time because it is solar eclipse day.

I won't be traveling to Thermopolis to view the eclipse in totality. I'll be watching from home, where I will have my camera (complete with solar eclipse filter) set up on a tripod to try and capture this historic moment. I'll have 99.4 percent totality at the house. I'm happy with that.

I was a young child during the last solar eclipse, 1979, and I remember making a pinhole projector and I remember being disappointed in not actually getting to see the sun...



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