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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