EVENT OF A LIFETIME
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.. We get to see partial eclipses frequently enough. But a total eclipse in the neighborhood is a rarity. We've put it on our calendar.
.. On August 21, 2017, for two minutes and seventeen seconds the world around Thornton, Idaho will not be able to see the sun.
.. The time for the start of totality at Thornton is 11:33:14AM (MDT).
.. An absolute total eclipse is qualitatively so much different than a partial eclipse: even one that is nearly total.
.. Jackson, Wyoming and Teton Village, Wyoming will have the same length of totality starting at 11:35 AM.
.. For about an hour and fifteen minutes on either side of totality the event will be noticeable. At totality only the corona will be visible. In our village it will only be a partial eclipse. We will travel to see totality.
.. Speaking of eclipses: this will be a good year to be in our neighborhood. On February 10, 2017 there is a penumbral lunar event.
.. If you are in the neighborhood plan to
.. Time for the shoveling snow drill and then, a couple of eggs with the second pot of coffee.