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Weird Things Happen With a Total Solar Eclipse By Rick Boozer

Interesting insights for Monday’s eclipse!

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Turn Your Eyes Toward the Sky

Everyone talks about how visually stunning it is when the darkened moon fully covers the face of the sun in a total solar eclipse. And indeed, it is. But there are other unusual, truly strange happenings that occur when the moon passes in front of the sun. If you aren’t prepared to look for them, some of these weird phenomena are so fleeting that you can miss them. Following are descriptions of a number of those novel occurrences to be looked for on August 21st.
Long before totality (when the moon is only covering part of the sun’s face), go to a nearby tree and look in the shade of the tree’s shadow. You will see hundreds of crescent images of the partially covered sun all over the ground! In fact, this is a safe way to view all the partial phases of the…

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About Val Boyko

Val Boyko is originally from Scotland and came to the United States over 25 years ago. At "Find Your Middle Ground" Val brings together her experience as a life coach, yoga teacher and mentor, to inspire awakening to the light and inspiration within us all. This blog is a place of exploration and discovery as we all explore finding harmony and peace, in the highs and lows of life 💛

21 comments on “Weird Things Happen With a Total Solar Eclipse By Rick Boozer

  1. Delightfully precise descriptions, Val — thanks for sharing the magic.

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  2. Here’s to cloudless skies & optimal viewing!

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    • So … we had a few wispy clouds. It got a little dark. Nothing worth noting. I can assure you I was paying attention with all my senses.
      So be it. 💛

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  3. Not sure what happened but when I click on the link to read the rest of the article it takes me to a page with a listing of articles — I like the crescent moons in the shade of a tree though!

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  4. That is great info! Thanks, Val. We are heading out tonight to experience the total eclipse. I’m going to look for these effects 😀

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  5. Thanks for sharing this Val! I can’t wait to see and feel the eclipse. I am praying for a cloudless day, but whatever comes, I will look for the subtle signs as well which I found on your post (reblog). Thank you!

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    • Thank you Yvonne. Look down until it is dark, and then look up. I recall an eclipse when I was a child. It was surprisingly unnerving as the world quietened around me. But oh so reassuring when the light came c
      Back and the birds celebrated in full song!

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      • Yes, I am excited to be a part of it and share it with my children. Thank you for the extra knowledge and experience you’ve given me and everyone else who reads your lovely blog!

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  6. Great info Val. Thank you.

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  7. The superstitions surrounding Eclipses are so interesting, as are the facts. I’m hoping to capture some great crescent shots here in Northern California today.

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    • I hope you felt an experience worth holding onto Terri. There’s a lot of hype …. and as an adult it was a different experience compared to when I was a child.
      The light was pretty strange though!

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  8. We did notice the crescent shaped shadows on my mom’s driveway, just before and after the total eclipse.

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    • Good for you Ann. I was deciding whether to get a colander to make the whole thing more interesting. I did try some smartphone photos though. And then the wispy clouds came in !

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