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Santa Barbara Soaks Up the Great American Eclipse

From the mountains to the coast, Santa Barbarans kept their eyes on the sky during this morning's partial ecplise, using everything from eclipse glasses to cardboard cutouts, and even the morning marine layer to safely view the moon's transit in front of the sun.

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Partial solar eclipse as seen from Stagecoach Road

Published on August 21, 2017

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Brad said he couldn't get ahold of glasses, so he fashioned "the next best thing"—a pinhole viewer, so he wouldn't burn out his retinas watching partial solar eclipse.

Published on August 21, 2017

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Brad said he couldn't get ahold of glasses, so he fashioned "the next best thing"—a pinhole viewer, so he wouldn't burn out his retinas watching partial solar eclipse.

Published on August 21, 2017

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Partial solar eclipse as seen from Stagecoach Road

Published on August 21, 2017

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Darian Bleecher and her son Felix watch the partial solar eclipse as seen from Stagecoach Road. Even with the glasses, Felix says, "It's really bright."

Published on August 21, 2017

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Shauna Welty and Ken Stultz came up to Stagecoach Road to see a bit of the eclipse and to take a hike. Shauna fashioned this paper plate pinhole viewer "many moons ago."

Published on August 21, 2017

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Shauna Welty and Ken Stultz came up to Stagecoach Road to see a bit of the eclipse and to take a hike. Shauna fashioned this paper plate pinhole viewer "many moons ago."

Published on August 21, 2017

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