The Solar Eclipse Begins at 10:23 am in Denver CO Today

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado CRE# 40005863

The day is finally here. 

 

The Solar Eclipse begins at 10:23 MDT in Denver this morning, peaks at 11:47 with 92% coverage and ends at 1:14pm.

 

People across the nation are gearing up for this historic event.  

 

The state of Wyoming is expected to be overflowing with cars and people.  I-25 usually sees about 48,000 cars in a day and today they are expecting close to 600,000 cars according to the Denver Post.  

 

For me, I am happy to go out in my backyard and witness the eclipse with a few friends with our ISO rated glasses.

 

I am very thankful to be alive at this time to witness yet another great event.

 

Oh - and the forecast today for Denver CO - Partly Sunny!

 

 

 

Image courtesy of photoraidz at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

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Michael Jacobs
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Good morning, Belinda --- I'm not expecting much eclipse action around here --- I'll see the highlights later.   

Aug 21, 2017 08:43 AM #1
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Hi Belinda - ours is a little later and not sure I will view it unless I point a camera at it.

Aug 21, 2017 09:01 AM #2
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You are lucky to live in a great spot to witness this historic event! I hope everyone who can experience it will and that it will be a great day for all!!!

Once again, you proved to me that Denver is one of the best places of all to live!

Aug 21, 2017 09:05 AM #3
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Enjoy this very special experience and have an outstanding day.

Aug 21, 2017 09:17 AM #4
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Belinda, It began here at 9:04 AM, and it will be done (max view is  a crescent) at 10:18AM.  We have a thick marine layer so far.  A

Aug 21, 2017 09:24 AM #5
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Hi Belinda glad you've got a pair of glasses. We're not going to get much here as it's clouding up already and we're on the fringe of the big event.  Have fun in your backyard.  I wouldn't be out on those highways - not a chance!

Aug 21, 2017 09:44 AM #6
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In Sacramento, we will get 79% coverage and the eclipse maxes at 10:17 AM. I don't have glasses, but I do have a pinholed paper bowl, LOL, and that works pretty well, when holding a paper plate behind it.

Aug 21, 2017 09:59 AM #7
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In Florida we will have it at 2:47 or so and will be at the ocean with I think a lot of people.

Aug 21, 2017 10:16 AM #8
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I didn't bother trying to see it, but I did notice that it got a bit darker outside of my window, haha.

Aug 21, 2017 11:12 AM #9
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Hi Belinda, 

You probably didn't have to go far to see 100% totality! But 92% is pretty darn good! I noticed it was much darker even at 75-78%!

Aug 21, 2017 01:09 PM #10
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Hi Belinda, glad you were able to get the glasses, hope you had a great view. We had nothing but clouds and thunderstorm.

Aug 21, 2017 01:51 PM #11
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Hi Belinda - That was pretty cool. We watched from our parking lot at work, mostly using the pinhole method since no one got glasses.

Aug 21, 2017 02:41 PM #12
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Hi Belinda- I think we were supposed to get about 80%. I left the hospital during the eclipse to make a run home and it was cloudy out but it was different from the usual cloudy day. Their seemed to be a weird tint to the sky overall and it did feel just a tad cooler.

Aug 21, 2017 02:53 PM #13
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Belinda it was a good day which I found very interesting. I made a box as we had no glasses and it was very little but at least we saw it.

Aug 21, 2017 03:22 PM #14
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I watched it live on the NASA channel. In Oregon was the most colorful I saw. Love your pic,

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I watched it on TV. What I noticed here was the sun was sooooo bright, then it was somewhat cloudy and then the sun was out again.

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