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  • Eclipse data

    Eclipse data

    Xavier M. Jubier runs a web site listing five millennia’s worth of data on solar eclipses, lunar eclipses, and transits, both past and future. Database searches, tables, and maps — oh my! The next total solar eclipse (pictured), which occurs on July 2, 2019, might be a little difficult to experience.

  • In the shade of the moon

    In the shade of the moon

    Thanks to a recent Vox article, I made last-minute plans to drive south to experience the eclipse in totality. After dropping Suzi off at work early in the morning, I traveled back roads over the hills and through the countryside to McMinnville. Because the traffic was light, I continued further south to Independence. Surrounded by…