“First Contact!” The shout came from the group of professional astronomers and experienced amateurs who were collected at the edge of the plaza at the local Wuhan University which our group had reserved to watch the eclipse. Excitement increased among the crowd of ninety Eclipse Chasers who had traveled from all over the United [...]
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July 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment · 2009 china solar eclipse, travel
July 12th, 2009 · No Comments · travel
On Monday, July 13th at 8am, my wife Ellen and my two daughters, Miriam and Tamar, and I are getting on a plane at Dulles Airport. Approximately 18 hours later, we land in Shanghai, China at 1:55pm, July 14th. Eight days later we hope to see the longest total solar eclipse in this century, slightly [...]