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    Total Solar Eclipse - Anyone witnessed one?

    Woukd really like to see one, has anyone on IWL?

    http://www.iflscience.com/space/euro...-solar-eclipse

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    I witnessed one in the UK back in the 90's.
    Quite a surreal experience as it goes really cold, all the birds stop and everything goes quiet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scottjc View Post
    I witnessed one in the UK back in the 90's.
    Quite a surreal experience as it goes really cold, all the birds stop and everything goes quiet.
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    Yep, I saw that one, too - Not sure if '98 or '99, but around then. Quite eerie.
    I remember standing in the car park at work, watching it through my welding mask
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    Yes, at sea. Gorgeous. Shadows are spectacular image of the crescent before and after totality.



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    Quote Originally Posted by crownpuller View Post
    Yep, I saw that one, too - Not sure if '98 or '99, but around then. Quite eerie.
    I remember standing in the car park at work, watching it through my welding mask

    Did the exact same thing, watched it through a welding mask, think it was summer 1999

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    Quote Originally Posted by pepperami View Post
    Woukd really like to see one, has anyone on IWL?

    http://www.iflscience.com/space/euro...-solar-eclipse

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    we have a 95% eclipse coming on the 20th of march...

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    Pretty cool-

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    I've seen one total solar eclipse, in 1976 when I was 13 yrs old. Awesome and very eerie. It's an event must have really freaked out some ancient peoples.

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    I saw one a few decades ago as a kid, but never as an adult.

    It's on my bucket list of sorts.

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