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Totality : the great American eclipses of 2017 and 2024 / Mark Littmann and Fred Espenak.

Littmann, Mark, 1939- author. (Author). Espenak, Fred, author. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780198795698
  • ISBN: 0198795696
  • Physical Description: xiii, 347 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-337) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The experience of totality -- The great celestial cover-up -- Ancient efforts to understand -- Eclipses in mythology -- The strange behavior of man and beast, long ago -- The Sun at work -- The first eclipse chasers -- The eclipse that made Einstein famous -- Observing a total eclipse -- Eye safety during solar eclipses -- The strange behavior of man and beast, modern times -- Eclipse photography -- The all-American eclipse of 2017 -- The weather outlook -- When is the next one? Total eclipses: 2018-2023 -- Coming back to America: the total eclipse of 2024 -- Epilogue: Eclipses--cosmic perspective, human perspective.
Summary, etc.: A complete guide to solar eclipses for the general public with detailed coverage of the 2017 and 2024 total eclipses over the U.S. Well timed for the August 2017 eclipse over North America, it shows how, when, and where to see the coming total solar eclipses, how to photograph and video record them, and how to do so safely.
Subject: Solar eclipses.

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