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Partial Solar Eclipse -- Austin 30 May 1984

There was a solar eclipse today. Only partial, but enough to make you want to look. It made me sad. I didn't have a piece of smoked glass or ultra-dark Ray Bans, and certainly not a solar scope. Looking up, I saw the sun flash through leaf-made pinholes waving in the breeze. Disappointed, I looked down,... and discovered a thousand crescent suns dancing at my feet.

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Date: 7/13/2019 1:17:00 PM
A poem of wisdom. Nicely penned the message. Regards, Roy
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Victor Van Beuren
Date: 7/13/2019 2:55:00 PM
Roy. Thank you. The experience really touched me. I was unhappy that I didn't have the "proper" equipment to watch the eclipse directly. When I saw the "crescent shadows" I couldn't believe how lucky I was. You know, natural systems/phenomena rule! Thanks. Vic