Moons, Moons, They’re Everywhere. The Unexpected Shadows of the Solar Eclipse

The eerie (and, for me, the unexpected) part of the solar eclipse now in full bloom in Northern California is that you can see the moon in the shadows. They’re everywhere. Here they appear on the door of a parked car.

Says Wired:

Those not directly in the path of the eclipse will still see some strange effects by stepping outside. Shadows cast from trees and bushes will contain thousands of tiny odd crescents, as the spaces between leaves become pinhole cameras.

Anyone remember those pinhole cameras from elementary school? You can watch a live stream of the eclipse below:

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