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August 21, 2017, showed the sky get darker, and the sun falling behind the shadow of the moon in partial or total darkness. Viewers were wearing special glasses, or looking through a pin-hole camera that shows the image of the shadow of the moon over the sun. Carter County saw it in 90% totality.

In February of 1979, I witnessed the same thing in Billings. It was my first day at the Vo-Tech, studying drafting. We left the classroom and witnessed the solar eclipse on the sidewalk. My father-in-law journeyed north to take pictures the Carter County Museum still has. How did he do that? What filt...


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