Total Solar Eclipse

I’ve seen two annular solar eclipses before, but I’ve never seen a total one. And I am told that they don’t compare and that total eclipses are spectacular, and there are are people that devote themselves to chasing them all over the planet. They can’t be that great, right? They are. Total eclipses have not been overblown. It was one … Continue Reading →


Sunset Eclipse

So a couple of weeks ago, there was a partial solar eclipse that was due to be a sunset eclipse in our area. If you recall, a couple of years ago, some friends and I went out to Arizona to watch a sunset annular eclipse. This one we were able to watch from the roof of Building 34 at work. … Continue Reading →


Arizona trip – Day 3, Annular Eclipse

Next up – the eclipse! We managed to find a Mexican dive restaurant open for some lunch – it was ok. But they had a picnic table and we ate and relaxed a bit. After a rest at the hotel, we headed out to the Dam visitors center, where we were going to take a shuttle to the Wahweap Overlook. … Continue Reading →


Arizona adventure!

Here’s my trip to Arizona in (relatively) short. I have a ton of photos I’ll eventually post though! I headed out west with some friends of mine last weekend – our main goal was to see the solar eclipse on Sunday, but we also took in some sights while we were out in Arizona. Tim, Craig, Doug and myself flew … Continue Reading →


Annular Eclipse trip – May 10, 1994

I got a new little scanner so I thought I would scan in some older photos. This is the trip the Penn State Astronomy Club trip to see the annular eclipse in May of 1994. Two days after finals, we all met up at a motel in Ohio. The guys stayed in a motel, and me and Alison stayed at … Continue Reading →