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    Solar eclipse

    Guess what? Robbinsville is right in line for the full solar eclipse in August! It is supposed to get 100% obscuration (yes it's a word, it's on NASA's website).

    Anyone vaguely interested in going down and witnessing this historic event?

    I can't say for sure I am going but it sure is intriguing.

    The eclipse is Monday August 21st during the afternoon.
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    Vaguely interested for an excuse to go to the dragon. My summer has booked up crazy fast and can't find time to go. Whats the plan? Go down Friday or Saturday and come home right after the eclipse Monday?
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    I bet thing are getting booked up quick for it. Being a week day I think I may put the boys in the truck and drive down to Bowling Green or a little further south and watch it and then drive back, make a little day trip out of it.

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    Orrrr, you can just take the RV so we guarantee a spot to sleep
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    I just put in day off request for this, which will give me sat, sun and Monday off. I'm all for riding the area as much as possible and also witnessing some odd mid-day darkness.
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    Microtel is completely booked already

    VRBO says Robbinsville is 98% booked that weekend.
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    Might check to see if there are rooms in Townsend. This would be fun. Need to see if I can get the 21st off work.





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    Quote Originally Posted by Slimer View Post
    Vaguely interested for an excuse to go to the dragon. My summer has booked up crazy fast and can't find time to go. Whats the plan? Go down Friday or Saturday and come home right after the eclipse Monday?
    I'm not planning anything as I am still not sure I can go. I'm just bringing up the possibilities. It seems though, that Robbinsville may be booked.

    If I did go I would actually leave late Sunday and come back Wednesday or Thursday.

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    https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/sites/d...map/index.html

    Great website!
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    I'm going to at minimum drive south that day

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