Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Solar Eclipse

I remember participating in a partial solar eclipse on October 2, 1978.  It was my grandfather's birthday and I was a student at Chino Valley Elementary school in Chino Valley Arizona.  I would have been approaching my own 7th birthday and in Mrs Gertijensen's 2nd grade class.

I remember building something out of an Oatmeal Can to safely observe the eclipse.  I can still remember the experience in the playground very clearly.

On August 21, 2017 we will have a total Solar Eclipse and I look forward to sharing the experience with my wife and kids :)

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