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About Jim Lantern

Independent political journalist and science fiction author. Centrist in politics - conservative on most but not all government and economic issues, liberal on most but not all personal and social issues. Registered as an Independent voter, unaffiliated. Spiritual Universalist in religion. Past professions include electronics repair, parts inventory control, and motel management. Single, no children, parents deceased. Born 1956 in Wichita Kansas, lived in Norman Oklahoma since 2008.

Eerie partial eclipse of the sun here in Oklahoma

It’s about 85-87% here in Norman Oklahoma just south of Oklahoma City. About 10 minutes away as I’ve started writing this. Looks weird outside – a kind of eerie sliver tint… Feeling slight drop in temperature out on my south facing balcony.

Aug 21, 2017 at 1:05 pm
Max View in Oklahoma City

Global Event: Total Solar Eclipse

Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in Oklahoma City

Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 11:37 am

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 1:05 pm 0.87 Magnitude

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 2:34 pm

Duration: 2 hours, 58 minutes

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