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Date: 08/04/08 06:44 AM

63 Responses to Total Eclipse of Sun From Airplane at 27,000 Feet

  1. Profile photo of SaintPatty
    SaintPatty Male 18-29
    970 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 5:33 am
    Link: Total Eclipse of Sun From Airplane at 27,000 Feet - The total eclipse of the Sun, seen over the Canadian Arctic on August 1, 2008. Did you remember?
  2. Profile photo of fnkychkn
    fnkychkn Female 40-49
    855 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 6:49 am
    that was cool. something very few of us will ever see from that perspective. wow.
  3. Profile photo of duckinfuh
    duckinfuh Male 18-29
    891 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 6:50 am
    wow. that shadow was awesome. that is so much cooler than seeing an eclipse from the ground.
  4. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
    12140 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 6:50 am
    Nice post. That`s about 7 different shades of awesome.
  5. Profile photo of lwhoffman
    lwhoffman Male 18-29
    174 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 6:51 am
    haha, that was cool.
  6. Profile photo of alice_x
    alice_x Female 18-29
    5140 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 6:54 am
    that was awesome! :-D
  7. Profile photo of bigfatpig
    bigfatpig Male 18-29
    352 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 6:56 am
    WOW, would you like to punch that bloke straight in the face or what? Hate those over excitable tw*ts. Who in their right mind shouts out " whooa! look at that corona!"? (unless you`re ordering a beer of course).


    In conclusion; Nice pictures taken by a complete knob.

  8. Profile photo of IRockYeah
    IRockYeah Male 40-49
    2619 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 6:56 am
    My eyesssssssssssssssss they burnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn
    Gaaaaahhhhhhhhhh


  9. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
    12140 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 7:02 am
    ^^ Alice, can we kiss and make up? I was a bit of a douche yesterday...
  10. Profile photo of IRockYeah
    IRockYeah Male 40-49
    2619 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 7:03 am

  11. Profile photo of alice_x
    alice_x Female 18-29
    5140 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 7:07 am
    Im not that bothered Davy, but once you said it everyone started having a go.

    but yeah :-)

  12. Profile photo of simcon
    simcon Male 13-17
    254 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 7:12 am
    What dumbasses, who looks at an eclipse without proper eye protection which i do not think they have and then he goes something like "im gonna have a look though the binoculars"

    YOU DON`T` BLOODY LOOK AT THE SUN ESPECIALLY WITH BINOCULARS.

  13. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
    12140 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 7:18 am
    Cool
  14. Profile photo of Artemis24
    Artemis24 Female 18-29
    133 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 7:20 am
    That was pretty amazing.
  15. Profile photo of jhonmayer1
    jhonmayer1 Male 18-29
    1289 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 7:20 am
    Really amazing how the shadow moved! :D
  16. Profile photo of murrymalty
    murrymalty Female 18-29
    2673 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 7:57 am
    kwl
  17. Profile photo of aaroncoal
    aaroncoal Male 30-39
    60 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 7:58 am
    I think I am the only one in the world that is really not that impressed with eclipses. These people on the video were majorly impressed.
  18. Profile photo of Skyira
    Skyira Female 18-29
    1134 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 8:00 am
    i heard its safe to veiw the eclips if its a total solar eclipse cause then the sun will have less UV light to harm your eyes, just its not safe when the eclipse is Annular then you have to have special sun disk or glasses to veiw it to see the eclipse, but i still think its wise to have some protection for your eyes to prevent UV lights to harm your eyes,
  19. Profile photo of bearfinger
    bearfinger Male 18-29
    13 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 8:01 am
    That guy was really obnoxious, ruined the freakin video.
  20. Profile photo of domisgood
    domisgood Male 18-29
    4868 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 8:02 am
    yh the guy was a douche

    goo pics tho

  21. Profile photo of s0236078
    s0236078 Male 18-29
    274 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 8:05 am
    "oh my god look at that ring!" priceless. what a twat. nice camera work tho
  22. Profile photo of Skyira
    Skyira Female 18-29
    1134 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 8:05 am
    http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEhelp/safety2.html

    heres a link to more information about the safty of the sun and how to protect your eyes durning a eclipse. i hope this will help anyone who plains to veiw it during the next solar eclipse.

  23. Profile photo of KaosBoom
    KaosBoom Female 13-17
    34 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 8:12 am
    Would be better if everyone in the vid wasnt like "omg look at it"

    But still pretty cool

  24. Profile photo of Oshidutako
    Oshidutako Male 18-29
    272 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 8:29 am
    Yea the people ruined it especially that one corona dude, the video was alright the person should`ve zoomed in.
  25. Profile photo of Grizzzzzzzzz
    Grizzzzzzzzz Male 18-29
    489 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 8:38 am
    was pretty fantastic
  26. Profile photo of Todesauge
    Todesauge Male 18-29
    57 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 8:45 am
    Apparently there was an annoying man I failed to notice, due my speakers failing at life, no loss I guess.
  27. Profile photo of RayBeaudoin
    RayBeaudoin Male 13-17
    121 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 8:49 am
    simcon
    Male, 13-17, Australia
    250 Posts Monday, August 04, 2008 7:12:24 AM
    What dumbasses, who looks at an eclipse without proper eye protection which i do not think they have and then he goes something like "im gonna have a look though the binoculars"

    YOU DON`T` BLOODY LOOK AT THE SUN ESPECIALLY WITH BINOCULARS.
    ----
    But what if he was looking for the virgin mary?

  28. Profile photo of Quackor
    Quackor Male 18-29
    2856 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 8:51 am
    mmmm donuts
  29. Profile photo of soupkid
    soupkid Male 30-39
    264 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 9:04 am
    Pretty cool, but I wish he could`ve zoomed in on it closer.
  30. Profile photo of currybandit
    currybandit Male 18-29
    208 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 9:22 am
    GASP! a shadow , like you dont see one of those every day
  31. Profile photo of ryan99
    ryan99 Male 13-17
    2345 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 9:29 am
    awwwesome

    `cept I didn`t know anything of it until now

  32. Profile photo of Triskele
    Triskele Female 18-29
    215 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 9:38 am
    Pretty awesome except for the really annoying people filming it.
  33. Profile photo of TrixieBlue
    TrixieBlue Female 40-49
    1063 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 9:39 am
    Fantasmagoracle :-)
  34. Profile photo of SillyChica
    SillyChica Female 13-17
    85 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 9:48 am
    since ive never seen an eclipse before
    i think id be terrifed if it happend and i wasnt aware of whatever it was
    omg i would probally freak.
  35. Profile photo of shizzamX
    shizzamX Female 18-29
    2695 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 9:58 am
    doode that`s friggin` sweet
  36. Profile photo of smartbomb314
    smartbomb314 Male 13-17
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    August 4, 2008 at 10:33 am
    how did you know it was canadian?
  37. Profile photo of Nidonemo
    Nidonemo Male 18-29
    9308 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 10:40 am
    Irockya, I`m so taking that avy. :)
  38. Profile photo of laMigra77
    laMigra77 Male 30-39
    292 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 10:55 am
    Seconds later, the guy in the back seat chopped off the head of the guy holding the video camera and began to eat it while shouting,"Wow, look at that cranium." Canada travel is not safe via bus nor plane anymore.
  39. Profile photo of mcrack50
    mcrack50 Female 13-17
    156 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 11:10 am
    it was cloudy that night here
    i didn`t get to see. :(
  40. Profile photo of TwilightX
    TwilightX Male 13-17
    59 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 11:16 am
    That was awesome.

    Definitely canadian xD

  41. Profile photo of hehehenerd
    hehehenerd Male 13-17
    5973 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 12:04 pm
    I love our life :D
  42. Profile photo of Joolin
    Joolin Male 18-29
    1002 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 12:07 pm
    Woah.. amazing astronomical phenomenon AND awesome Canadian accents? Double Whammy!
  43. Profile photo of Joolin
    Joolin Male 18-29
    1002 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 12:12 pm
    For anyone disappointed that they missed it - it was only visible from northern Canada through Greenland and Siberia to central Asia. Unless you were in one of those places, you didn`t miss much.
  44. Profile photo of Smashking
    Smashking Male 18-29
    773 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 1:20 pm
    Wish we get one that we can see sometime soon...
  45. Profile photo of elkingo
    elkingo Male 30-39
    5437 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 1:26 pm
    I liked it, but did anyone else want that guy to stfu?
  46. Profile photo of opiebreath
    opiebreath Female 18-29
    15774 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 1:34 pm
    That`s got to be cool from a plane.
  47. Profile photo of simcon
    simcon Male 13-17
    254 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 2:37 pm
    "But what if he was looking for the virgin mary? "

    lol

  48. Profile photo of Deadman3215
    Deadman3215 Male 18-29
    536 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 3:55 pm
    "Look at the corona!" "Look at that conical shadow!"

    Stfu.

  49. Profile photo of ichirei
    ichirei Female 13-17
    165 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 4:13 pm
    amazing eh? lol canadian accents r fun
  50. Profile photo of Gerbear
    Gerbear Female 18-29
    1186 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 5:09 pm
    why was everyone going "WOOHOO!" ?
    i mean, i can understand it`s exciting, but geez
    can`t you just drop your jaw in amazement like the rest of the plane?
  51. Profile photo of Shellie84
    Shellie84 Female 18-29
    4197 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 5:15 pm
    Am I the only one who doesn`t get it? Looked like a black spot on the sun to me :/
  52. Profile photo of yaimhere
    yaimhere Female 18-29
    72 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 7:05 pm
    For people who claim not to "get it", total eclipses are extremely rare. The only reason we have them is because of a precise set of circumstances. In the past the moon was too close to produce the dramatic effect it has today and in the future the moon will be too far away for it to happen. The moon`s appearance is the same size as the appearance of the sun in the sky, so even if there are thousands of other planets out there, very very few of them will have eclipses like ours. So yeah it is a pretty impressive phenomena when you think of all the things that need to be happening in order to make it happen. Not to mention its both beautiful and mind blowing.
  53. Profile photo of britt566
    britt566 Female 18-29
    2290 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 7:52 pm
    I swear to god. IAB is like a f*cking second life.
  54. Profile photo of richoricho
    richoricho Male 40-49
    1036 posts
    August 4, 2008 at 8:54 pm
    woudl have been better if shorter and he didn`t give his terrible commentary
  55. Profile photo of MapleFr3ak
    MapleFr3ak Male 13-17
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    August 4, 2008 at 9:24 pm
    ...For some reason, I don`t see it.
  56. Profile photo of buttersrules
    buttersrules Male 40-49
    368 posts
    August 5, 2008 at 4:59 am
    yaimhere: For people who claim not to "get it", total eclipses are extremely rare.

    haemorrhoids that look like pomegranates are also rare. But they do not excite me.

  57. Profile photo of BobbyJenkins
    BobbyJenkins Female 18-29
    106 posts
    August 5, 2008 at 5:05 am
    Like a giant polo in the sky...
  58. Profile photo of ashwey
    ashwey Female 13-17
    943 posts
    August 5, 2008 at 9:24 am
    thats wierd.
    it was in the middle and all of a sudden the sun just popped out.
  59. Profile photo of opj
    opj Female 13-17
    47 posts
    August 5, 2008 at 10:36 am
    i love it when the guy says "ooooh , look at that, eh?"
  60. Profile photo of magic_number
    magic_number Female 13-17
    584 posts
    August 6, 2008 at 1:57 pm
    Sweet.
  61. Profile photo of jaredATTACK
    jaredATTACK Male 13-17
    39 posts
    August 6, 2008 at 10:37 pm
    omgah. xD that guy was a douche bagg.
    what the drat? frickin ruined the moment.

    "WAH LOOK AT THAT CORONA."

  62. Profile photo of MetalRob
    MetalRob Male 30-39
    13 posts
    August 8, 2008 at 2:07 pm
    Cool as hell to watch but such gay commentary!
  63. Profile photo of xlollerskate
    xlollerskate Female 18-29
    167 posts
    April 30, 2009 at 4:23 pm
    They even sound Canadian.

    =D

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