Tag: Total Solar Eclipse

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Route 66 – Total Solar Eclipse in St. Claire, Missouri, USA – Day 5

The morning has started with weather forecast checking. I was considering Columbia, Mo, Richwood and Carbondale. Carbondale was promising T-Storms, Columbia abd Richwood similar. St. Claire had intermittent clouds. Well it looked the best chance we have. 7 am we were on our way out of St Louis. After the short drive we stopped at …

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The Solar Eclipse (continued)

Everything has started on 21st July. First we have tried out our cameras with Steven, colleague from United Kingdom. Everything looked perfect. Bright sun disc in the image. We have packed and went to have lunch into nearby restaurant. I think I told you about the bony fish already that was delicious but got stuck …

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The Solar Eclipse

I have seen it! We have made it! I feel so lucky! I am going to eat now, since I didn’t eat before the Eclipse, just to avoid the curse. Just in case.

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Future Total Solar Eclipses

So I remembered that I should mark where and when next Total Solar Eclipses are going to take the place, so that I could plan some future trips. Here we are: 13 November, 2012 Pacific Ocean, not far from New Zealand.  Best place to observe is the ocean or in Australia, Oak beach town (south), …

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Preparation for the big trip

So I have started preparing for the trip step by step. I have booked the flight tickets already! I bought through www.greitai.lt Finnair return flight for just 1946Lt(~£490) to Shanghai. The Total Solar Eclipse is 22nd July, 2009. Greatest Eclipse in Wuhan region 1:26:49 UT,  9:26am in local time. Seems will have to get up early!