Even though shadow bands are only visible for a few fleeting minutes, it is possible to catch them if you prepare in advance. Get a large piece of white cardboard or white-painted plywood to act as a screen--the bands are subtle and can be more easily seen against a clean, white surface. (excerpt)
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Marschall, Laurence A. "Catching Shadow Bands." In Totality: The Great American Eclipes of 2017 and 2024, eds. Mark Littmann and Fred Espenak. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. pp. 132.
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Originally published in Totality: The Great American Eclipses of 2017 and 2024, edited by Mark Littmann and Fred Espenak.
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