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Why Future Earthlings Won't See Total Solar Eclipses

NPR | Aug. 14, 2017 4:43 a.m.

The Earth won't enjoy total solar eclipses forever because the Moon is moving farther away, so it looks smaller and smaller over time.

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What Will The Weather Be Like In Oregon On Eclipse Day?

Statesman Journal | Aug. 13, 2017 8:21 a.m.

It's time to officially begin weather watching, to get a sense of whether we'll have clear skies for the big day. 

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What's The Big Deal With The Solar Eclipse? 7 Things To Know

OPB | Aug. 8, 2017 9 a.m. | Portland

On Monday, Aug. 21, Oregon will have a collective raised head to the first total solar eclipse in almost 40 years. Here are seven things to know before the solar eclipse completely covers our lives.

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Want A Unique Solar Eclipse Experience? Become A Citizen Scientist

Northwest News Network | Aug. 8, 2017 7:45 a.m.

This month's total solar eclipse might be the most-studied disappearance of the sun ever, thanks in part to legions of citizen scientists from the Northwest and beyond.

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Solar Eclipse Could Bring Chaos To Oregon's Forests And Mountains

Statesman Journal | July 23, 2017 9:16 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

Millions of visitors are projected to swarm the forests and mountains in states within the eclipse path of totality, at the same time wildfire danger and summer tourism is reaching its apex.

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10 Tips To Capturing Stellar Images Of The Oregon Solar Eclipse

OPB | July 19, 2017 12:01 p.m. | Portland

On the morning of Aug. 21, 2017, the moon will pass in front of the sun creating a rare total solar eclipse in Oregon and casting parts of the state into complete daytime darkness. In other words, photographic gold.

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Alaska Airlines Offers Charter Flight For Solar Eclipse Chasers

AP | June 26, 2017 12:34 p.m. | Portland

Alaska Airlines is offering a charter flight over the Pacific Ocean this Aug. 21 that will allow select passengers to view the astronomical event from the sky.

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Oregon's Public Lands Could Face The Brunt Of Solar Eclipse Visitors

OPB | May 9, 2017 2:27 p.m. | Terrebonne, Oregon

With nearly every lodging option booked within the path of the eclipse, thousands of visitors are expected to spill over onto public lands.

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Solar Eclipse Or Bust: Small Oregon Towns Grapple With How To Prepare For Thousands

OPB | May 5, 2017 6 p.m. | Spray, Oregon

The town of Spray, population 160, is bracing for 10,000 visitors and wondering, how do you begin to feed and house that many?

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Oregon Officials Approve Solar Eclipse Gathering In Crook County

AP | April 23, 2017 8:49 a.m. | Prineville, Oregon

Central Oregon officials have lifted the attendance cap to 30,000 for a music and arts festival scheduled to coincide with a solar eclipse in August.

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Visitors To Oregon For Solar Eclipse Could Exceed 1 Million

The Register-Guard | March 27, 2017 8:03 a.m.

On Aug. 21, not long after the clock strikes 10 a.m. on the central Oregon Coast, the moon will blot out the sun, briefly turning day into night and warmth into coolness.