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Old 11-10-2019, 07:01 AM
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Cool....thanks for posting... will check it out
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Set the controls for the heart of the sun...

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Sure, on Monday just stare at the sun until you find Mercury...!!!
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They are calling for 3-5 inches of snow here Monday. Doubt I'll be seeing any 🌞
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Originally Posted by Uncas View Post
Sure, on Monday just stare at the sun until you find Mercury...!!!
you may need a couple pairs of sunglasses to look thru
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I can't see....anything now
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A pic if you missed it
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Originally Posted by Boataholic View Post
They are calling for 3-5 inches of snow here Monday. Doubt I'll be seeing any ��
All I can see right now is...snow.

That really sucks1
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I'm watching it... my solar filters on my 15X70 binocs are coming in handy.
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I looked earlier with some glasses we bought to look at an eclipse. Could not see the planet.
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Originally Posted by joe.giuliano View Post
I looked earlier with some glasses we bought to look at an eclipse. Could not see the planet.
It's a small black dot in the center right now viewed through my binoculars but I can tell it moves a little every time I take a peek.
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I watched for a while.... now all I can see is black dots... no matter where I look....
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Originally Posted by joe.giuliano View Post
I looked earlier with some glasses we bought to look at an eclipse. Could not see the planet.
Same here. Perfect morning but Eclipse glasses just didn't resolve the dot. Too small. Makes you realize how big our "average sized" sun is.
You could put all the planets in the solar system into the sun and it's wouldn't even notice.

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