Solar Eclipse Share Your Stories

What is it like to witness a solar eclipse? We asked a few people around the Exploratorium to share their experiences. Your can hear their accounts (in RealVideo/Audio format) by clicking on the pictures of individuals below.

  We tried to
capture the dappled
sunlight under
the trees.

    The thing that
struck me was
the birds flying back to roost.


  Pat Murphy

  Alice Krasinski

You see the beautiful corona, it's kind of pearly with patterns in it.  

  You could almost hear othe subsonics of the planetary movements.  

  Ron Hipschman

  Larry Shaw


 The land takes on a twilight look, but it's the middle of the day.

  David Dearborn
To read an archive of stories visitors shared with us, click here .

Solar Eclipses Share Your Stories