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Offline Clive

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I wonder where they were taken from?  Probably China.  I saw the 2006 event from Turkey and the 1999 one from France.  Even a 99.99% eclipse is third rate compared to a total so it's well worth making the effort to travel to see one.

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You're right Clive, China.

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Total solar eclipse
Source:    AFP
Published:    Saturday, August 2, 2008 7:11 AEST

Thousands have gathered in locations in the northern hemisphere - including Jiuquan, China, where this photo was taken - to witness a total solar eclipse on August 1, 2008.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/photos/2008/08/02/2322147.htm
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Thanks MB.  That's where a friend of mine has gone to see it.   :D

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Looks as though they had a very good view.
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He is a hoplessly addicted eclipse chaser and has to have his fix every year there is a total eclipse available.  He has never failed yet and he's been observing them for 25 years! 

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... here is a tv clip of our observations... gosh I look like a numpty...  :blush:

http://www.youtube.com/v/WhPJWgX3DmQ
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Oh, I thought we were going to see the in depth interview!   ::) 8-)
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Oh, stop it Sam, you look terrific.  :thumbs:

 
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I'm just concerned to know what he was doing behind Lizzie.  It looked illegal to me and it was screened before the 9pm watershed.   ;D

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It would be a little difficult for her to see if he stood in front, Clive, you dirty minded..........  ;)
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Yeah, but I know Sam!   ;D

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Yeah, but I know Sam!   ;D

yeah you do  ;)
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Oh, I thought we were going to see the in depth interview!   ::) 8-)

its probably for the best that you didn't see it!
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