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Eklund Gives Cheap Way to See Eclipse; NASA to Provide Live Coverage

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(Map from LA Times.)

 

Not until, perhaps, another 90 plus years will United States citizens have the opportunity to see a total eclipse as will happen Monday, 21 August. The eclipse will traverse the 48 states.

If you cannot see the eclipse the way Bob Eklund suggests, tune into https://www.nasa.gov/eclipselive.

Bob Eklund, who writes the “Looking Up” column for Update gave the perfect recipe for anyone to see the eclipse.

Here’s a really wild idea on how to see the eclipse, with no advance planning, no hotel bill, and assurance of clear skies:

(1) Wait till the night before the eclipse and then find out which city on the eclipse path has the greatest certainty of clear skies the next day.

(2) Buy a ticket and take a late-night flight to that city.

(3) When you get there in the early-morning hours, take a cat-nap in an airport chair, then step outside the airport at eclipse time.

(4) Have a good brunch and fly back home.

Cheap, time-saving, and unforgettable memories.

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