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And also a live stream from the Faroe Islands on slooh: http://main.slooh.com/

ETA I think the site is a tad overwhelmed with traffic, as it is not working for me anymore
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Old 20.03.2015, 10:53
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Re: Solar eclipse

I'm taking a picture every 10 minutes….. it doesn't seem to be changing much
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Old 20.03.2015, 11:03
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I'm taking a picture every 10 minutes….. it doesn't seem to be changing much
Do you have the camera on a tripod so it stays in a fixed position? Your eye will think it's not moving much but once you go back and look at the photos you'll see the difference is more noticeable from one photo to the next.
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Old 20.03.2015, 11:04
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I'm blind! I'm blind!
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Old 20.03.2015, 11:05
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Do you have the camera on a tripod so it stays in a fixed position? Your eye will think it's not moving much but once you go back and look at the photos you'll see the difference is more noticeable from one photo to the next.
No tripod unfortunately. However the few few pics a bit of the sun was missing…. now it looks round again
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Old 20.03.2015, 11:08
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Sure, but you remember that that was the way we burned holes in paper when we were kids, back then just without the phone and the GPS and the voice recorder and the TV and the ego-shooter game console and the answering machine and the timer and the stop watch and the notepad, and....

Just think of the the good old paper slip being replaced with the image sensor.
It's OK, I have a Samsung phone, a.k.a a disposable smartphone!


This eclipse is shaping up to be something special -- not only is it a rare (once every 360 years, on average, for any given location) total eclipse (when viewed from the Faroe Islands, anyway), but today is also the vernal equinox and a new supermoon! Cosmic coincidence, indeed.
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Old 20.03.2015, 11:11
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Re: Solar eclipse

New link that seems to be working, also claims to be live : http://new.livestream.com/slooh/events/3807156

This one may be in Svalbard instead of Faroe.
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Old 20.03.2015, 11:14
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Re: Solar eclipse

Is it me, or is it getting darker - and colder?
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Old 20.03.2015, 11:15
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Re: Solar eclipse

Can someone kindly let me know when the eclipse is at the darkest stage so that I can grope the office staff as inconspicuously as possible?
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Old 20.03.2015, 11:20
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Is it me, or is it getting darker - and colder?
Not that, but noticeably quieter. Cannot hear a dog or a bird right now. The kids at the school are having fun frying their eyeballs in the parking lot.
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Old 20.03.2015, 11:22
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not only is it a rare (once every 360 years, on average, for any given location) total eclipse
Meh. There's two here in two years in 2082/3. Proper total eclipses, none of this partial gubbins.
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Old 20.03.2015, 11:22
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Re: Solar eclipse

It seems to have got darker here but not more so than if a cloud obscured the sun for a while.
Will it be finished soon? I'm wanting to go to the recycling centre before it closes for lunch.
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Old 20.03.2015, 11:25
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Re: Solar eclipse

So excited!!
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Old 20.03.2015, 11:26
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Can someone kindly let me know when the eclipse is at the darkest stage so that I can grope the office staff as inconspicuously as possible?
Maximum in CH is now...
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Old 20.03.2015, 11:30
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10:30 till 10:36
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Old 20.03.2015, 11:31
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Re: Solar eclipse

apparently taking photos (with iPad) doesn't show it at all. Can see it through pin hole. Gutted that i don't have glasses.
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Old 20.03.2015, 11:31
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Re: Solar eclipse

Birds are still singing here. It's an odd light, isn't it? Dim like a cloudy day but distinct shadows. The combined effect looks... secondhand somehow. Like looking at a photo of a bright sunny day on a computer screen.
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Do you guys see any bird? They went crazy and dissapeard. Saw a black cat though... end of the world confirmed!
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Old 20.03.2015, 11:34
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Can someone kindly let me know when the eclipse is at the darkest stage so that I can grope the office staff as inconspicuously as possible?
Prepare your stuff now, it won't be long I think. This is taken about 2 min ago. I'm taking pictures every 10 minutes or so

Ps: sorry for the bad quality picture, took it from my phone on the camera view
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Old 20.03.2015, 11:36
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Pinhole in a piece of card, a bit of floor and my phone camera.
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