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Spectators To Total Eclipse In Oregon Impressed

While Geoff Flynn had the day off, he spent it in the totality zone of the eclipse. And to do that, he drove to Kaiser, Oregon, just outside of Salem, Monday morning, where a minor league baseball game was halted in the first inning so team personnel and spectators could enjoy it, including this one Geoff talked to…

click to listen to eclipse spectator

Spectators were suitably impressed, for the most part…

click to listen to eclipse spectators

About 4,000 spectators were on hand at the ballpark. It’s the first time a total eclipse has been viewed on U.S mainland since 1979, but even then only five states, in the Northwest, were able to see it. The last coast-to-coast total eclipse was in 1918. In Nevada County, about 80% of the sun was blocked out by the moon.

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