Our Reaction Viewing Total Solar Eclipse For The First Time – Marys Peak, Oregon 2017

Our reactions and a quick timelaps viewing the total solar eclipse for the first time from the highest peak in the Oregon Coast Range, Marys Peak, (4097 ft/1248 meters).
Correction: The shiny spot I referred to as Mercury is actually Regulus,(Alpha Leonis) which is the brightest star in the constellation of Leo

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Detailed information about viewing location and eclipse duration:

Eclipse duration at this site:
1m 23.6s (total solar eclipse), 1m 27.1s (lunar limb corrected)
Event (ΔT=68.8s) Date Time (UT) Alt Azi P V LC

Start of total eclipse (C2) : 2017/08/21 17:16:39.5 +39.5° 115.9° 151° 05.6
Maximum eclipse (MAX) : 2017/08/21 17:17:21.3 +39.6° 116.1° 016° 10.1
End of total eclipse (C3) : 2017/08/21 17:18:03.1 +39.8° 116.2° 240° 02.5

Bonus videos:
Countdown to totality with Richard Watson and Sami Al-AbdRabbuh on KBVR 88.7 FM and KBVR TV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWz6r3GYBBU&t=9

Pre-recorded timely and live coverage episode of Chariots of Curiosity under the umbra (Live coverage over the radio) with Richard Watson:
https://www.facebook.com/kbvrtv/videos/1871555446194067/ The episode starts at 1: 05: 28

Chariots of Curiosity feat. Chap Percival. What a solar eclipse chaser wants to tell you?

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