Eclipse on the Vardo

Getting ready for the eclipse tomorrow?  MAKEzine has again linked to our little Vardo. We were fortunate to get a really neat lighting effect during the 2012 eclipse playing over our camp.

eclipsevardoLight coming through the trees created a pinhole effect focusing the eclipse in dozens of images as we were packing to leave.

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As we slide around the sun for yet another year we can experience a little science and scale and think about our place in the solar system.  If you are interested in learning more, check out NASA’s Eclipse Page by clicking the banner below:

bannerEclipse2008…and HEY KIDS, don’t look directly into the sun.  You Makers can get out the welding goggles (with a rating of 15 or higher) and have a look.

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About George Crawford

archaeologist, archer, primitive technologist, and wannabee fiddler...mostly
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