View the total Solar Eclipse on Friday

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  1. JamesMike macrumors demi-god

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  2. bradl macrumors 68040

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    The World just had a really good story on this. Best place to go was the Faroe Islands, just north of the UK and east of Norway, in the Norwegian Sea.

    http://www.pri.org/stories/2015-03-...standing-another-planet-and-looking-alien-sky

    It should look something similar to this:

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    To be able to see that, and with the naked eye? that would be pretty cool to see.

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  3. CrickettGrrrl macrumors 6502a

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    I was a bit ho hum about this event until I read the quote from Annie Dillard in your post. Wow!

    Thank you for posting it. :)
     
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    In probably one of the most unusual and amazing ways you'll see it, here's a short clip of the ISS transitioning through the eclipse.

    From Gizmodo:

    http://gizmodo.com/an-amazing-view-of-iss-crossing-the-sun-during-an-eclip-1692652125



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