Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

5-2017

Department

Physics

Abstract

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)

Required Publisher's Statement

Originally published in Totality: The Great American Eclipses of 2017 and 2024, edited by Mark Littmann and Fred Espenak.

Available for download on Tuesday, May 01, 2018

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