This is what the solar eclipse of 2017 looked like from Southern New Jersey. We had about 75% totality, but it was still strange and awesome.

My two sons and I used this projection from a reverse view of a pair of Bushnell 40x binoculars on to a white sheet of paper. The sun can be seen as a crescent moon shape.



Although it didn't get really dark, it was a strange twilight and crickets started sounding off when the sun started to dim. When the sun came back out full, the crickets went silent.

Speaking of nature...

Check this out, from The Mike Show TV!



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