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Old 09-19-2019, 07:11 AM
Location: SF Giants Nation 2010◆2012◆2014
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For April 2024 I plan to be in western Texas, somewhere along this mapped area.

TX Map plot, gMap —> https://goo.gl/maps/Q6fcSfZb6gpUfVPc6

That map plots these locations:
1) Rio Frio TX
2) Vanderpool TX
3) Fisher Ranch Rd & Pot Luck Road South, Texas
4) Stonehenge II, Point Theatre Road South, Ingram TX
5) Shalako Drive & Cimmaron Road, Texas
6) Chisholm Trail Winery, 2367 Usener Road, Fredericksburg TX
7) Crabapple TX
8) Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, Ranch Road 965, Fredericksburg, Texas
9) Italy TX
10) Paris TX
11) Bogata TX
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Old 09-19-2019, 10:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Aredhel View Post
You don't need dark skies for a solar eclipse, only clear ones. (Dark skies are important for stargazing, but by definition a total solar eclipse happens during the day.)
Yes, total eclipses happen during the day. However, planets are visible during an eclipse. What makes you think that the brightness (or lack of) of the surrounding area won't make a difference?
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