An Eclipse Chasers Guide

High on her speculative tower Stood science waiting for the hour When Sol was destined to endure That darkening of his radiant face Which Superstition chose to chase, Erstwhile, with rites impure.

William Wordsworth, The Eclipse of the Sun

Having reached this point in the book, it almost seems superfluous to mention what happens during a total solar eclipse. Indeed this was not intended as an eclipse watcher's handbook, but rather an extended account of just why eclipses have been important in the development of human civilization. Nevertheless we should mention some of the phenomena: for completeness and interest. We must start with the safety aspects.

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