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Solar Eclipse Sketch 2024 from Notes 4/8/2024

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#1 Warmvet

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Posted 11 April 2024 - 04:58 PM

Hi everyone,

 

I present my TSE sketch from Eagle Pass, Texas.  The day started out terribly cloudy but then broke in places to show the partial phases and then, magically, totality. Like in 2017 I felt almost speechless but managed an audio recording of where the proms were located and that Venus made an appearance (not to scale in the sketch). The details of the corona were not visible in the cloudiness but I still felt very fortunate.

 

thanks for looking,

Cindy

 

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Posted 11 April 2024 - 06:09 PM

 Hi Cindy,

 

A wonderful sketch for a perfect record of where you were on this day and what you were doing.

I was not on the path of totality due to circumstances beyond my control.

Love it. Great to see this here.

 

 

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Posted 11 April 2024 - 11:14 PM

Dear Cindy ,I really like this Sketch with the  clouds surrounding the TSE & Venus shining so brightly through the clouds ,I'm very sorry that you traveled all this way and didn't get to see the corona although  you still created this lovely piece and shared it here your awesome .

Thank you so much for sharing. 

Clear Skies Always Jon 


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Posted 12 April 2024 - 04:57 PM

Well done, Cindy! You made lemonade from the lemony clouds handed you. I feel like I'm there looking up at the eclipse with you.
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Posted 13 April 2024 - 10:58 AM

Cindy,

 

Very nice sketch of Solar Eclipse Sketch 2024 (From Notes 4/8/2024) smile.gif .

 

CDS,KLU,

 

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Posted 13 April 2024 - 12:10 PM

Thanks very much Frank, Jon, Michael, and Tom. Its one of those experiences you just feel like you need to commit to paper afterwards. And thanks everyone for the likes.

 

Cindy


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Posted 14 April 2024 - 10:37 AM

Cindy, I love the way you captured the clouds in this sketch! This is one of the best depictions I’ve seen of the eerie, otherworldly glow of totality.

I totally understand what you mean when you say “you just feel like you need to commit to paper afterwards”. Totality is such an immensely striking event, it really gets those creative juices flowing (even in less artistic folk like me!)

Best,
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