ldjhandm May 27, 2012
--- In email@example.com, "Luc Desamore" <luc_desamore@...> wrote:
> Hi Lawrence,
> You have to search from an eclipse map, see in the user book page 63 :
> Two options in the "Extras" menu are deserving of mention. Suppose
> you want to know when the next eclipse visible in London is. You
> would zoom in on that city, putting it at the center of the chart;
> and toggle the "Local Events Only" option in the Extras menu. The
> "Next" and "Previous" options will then keep searching until they find
> an event visible from that point.
> In the case of solar eclipses, there may be a lot of partial events
> found in this manner. So you could then toggle off the "Partial Events"
> option in the Extras menu. Doing that would force Guide to insist not
> only on events visible from London, but that they be total or annular
> as well. This makes determining the next total eclipse visible from a
> given point quite easy to do.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Lawrence" <lawrence@...>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Friday, 25 May, 2012 17:20
> Subject: [guide-user] Next UK solar eclipse
> > There is probably a way to identify the date/time of the next solar
> > eclipse (of any magnitude) visible from Britain - using Guide. I tried
> > finding a solar eclipse using a 10-year search but all the listings
> > came
> > up in red. Is this truly the case?
> > Lawrence Harris
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