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2017 Total Solar Eclipse: Da Cosmic Mojo

  We already know about the first condition of Da Cosmic Mojo to be met in order for a total solar eclipse to be possible – our moon must be a New Moon.  In this post we will explore the other two requirements that make a total solar eclipse certain, somewhere on our planet, on some particular date. […]

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2017 Total Solar Eclipse: I’m Being Follow By A Moon Shadow

  On Monday, August 21st, 2017 all of Canada, the United States, Mexico and Central America will fall under the moon’s penumbral shadow.  Anyone in this hemispheric swath of land gazing up at the sun, with their Scopedawg Optics solar safety glasses on of course, will see a partial solar eclipse.  Only those within the sixty five […]

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2017 Total Solar Eclipse: What’s The Big Deal?

  A fair question.  Who among us has not been underwhelmed by an overhyped astronomical “event”?  Perhaps it was one of the “comets of the century”, with really long names you couldn’t pronounce, that wander our way every few years but fizzle out or get ripped to shreds by a close encounter with our star.  […]

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2017 Total Solar Eclipse: Where to Be, When to be There – Part 2

  In our last post we learned in order to view the maximum amount of the total solar eclipse in your area, you must be located within the zone of totality and be situated close to the Central Line of the zone.  In this edition we will take a closer look at Odie’s Eclipse Maps, the […]

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2017 Total Solar Eclipse: Where to Be, When to be There

There are two rules that must be observed by anyone wishing to witness the maximum amount of the total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st, 2017.  Both must be adhered to in order to observe max totality for the region of the country in which you are located.   The total solar eclipse is visible only […]

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Greetings from the Dawgs

Hello world.  Odie the Scopedawg is a handsome collie and basset hound mix, a short and stout version of Lassie.  I am Joe Lopinot (aka JoLo) and am not nearly as cute as Odie.  The Dawgs live with my beautiful wife Mary and our three kitty-kats – Bacchus, Minerva and OB just outside of Highland, […]

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