Latest topics
» TDA Announcement from The Treasury 2/18/18
Today at 1:00 am by PurpleSkyz

» Old people say the darndest things!
Today at 12:57 am by microaggressor

» UFO News ~ Colored Lights in the Sky caught above Phoenix AZ plus MORE
Today at 12:57 am by PurpleSkyz

» Nibiru News ~ Nibiru Planet X 2018 Update News plus MORE
Today at 12:52 am by PurpleSkyz

» We the People Make Official Charges of 28 Counts of Treason
Today at 12:45 am by PurpleSkyz

» 2018-02-18 Connecting Consciousness with SimonParkes FEB II
Today at 12:41 am by PurpleSkyz

» The Beginning of the End
Today at 12:39 am by PurpleSkyz

» Office Of PROOFness - ZAP/Jerzy "The Solution Is At Hand!" #7 "The Pony Express Today"
Today at 12:34 am by RamblerNash

» POOFness for FEB 18: NO MAN CAN FIND THE WAR
Today at 12:29 am by RamblerNash

» Why The True Age of the Sphinx has Been Omitted from Text Books
Today at 12:25 am by PurpleSkyz

» Bosnian Pyramids Underground Discoveries in the Ancient Tunnel Network
Today at 12:24 am by PurpleSkyz

» Students At Florida School Shooting Report Crisis Drills and Multiple Shooters
Today at 12:21 am by PurpleSkyz

» Huge Anomaly blazes trail past the Sun!
Today at 12:16 am by PurpleSkyz

» Have They Lied To Us About Absolutely EVERYTHING?? -- Bart Sibrel
Today at 12:13 am by PurpleSkyz

» POOFness for NOV 10: TRANSFUSION (from an internet panhandler)
Yesterday at 11:43 pm by robert18

» Cindy Kay Currier Deletes Herself? WHERE IS CINDY KAY CURRIER???
Yesterday at 9:09 pm by Jaguar-2016

» The Trump, Rockefeller, Orion Connection
Yesterday at 7:40 pm by Jaguar-2016

» Jerzy/ZAP And The Saga Concerning "Mary" - FOUND!
Yesterday at 6:21 pm by RamblerNash

» Gunny TELLS IT LIKE IT IS!! : "RMRR is on it's LAST LEGS thanks to the ZAP SCAM.. "
Yesterday at 4:01 pm by RamblerNash

» UFO News ~ Telescope: UFO Cigar Near the Orion Contellation plus MORE
Yesterday at 9:52 am by PurpleSkyz

» Nibiru News ~ Nibiru Planet X is here! plus MORE
Yesterday at 9:48 am by PurpleSkyz

» Strong quake 'jolts' UK - "Sounded like thunder" - "Felt through entire building"
Yesterday at 1:53 am by PurpleSkyz


You are not connected. Please login or register

Out Of Mind » SOLAR & PLANETARY ALERTS & INFO » ATMOSPHERIC CHANGES » Shadow Band Anomalies Before A Solar Eclipse

Shadow Band Anomalies Before A Solar Eclipse

Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]

1 Shadow Band Anomalies Before A Solar Eclipse on Wed Mar 18, 2015 1:14 pm

PurpleSkyz

avatar
Admin
Shadow Band Anomalies Before A Solar Eclipse


by Edna Spennato - Mar 18, 2015
0 2







By Esther Inglis-Arkell
If you’ve seen a solar eclipse, you know that just before the sun is hidden from view something very strange happens. Shadows start swirling, as if the light from the sun is shining through a heat haze. The phenomenon is called “shadow bands”.

Before the Eclipse

Very few things prepare you for the strange dimming that the world goes through during an eclipse, making everyone squint as though they’re going blind. The sudden drop in temperature is pretty strange, too.

As the sun stops being a circle and becomes a crescent, shadows change. When you look at the shadows formed by the canopies of trees, or the slats in a bench or chair, you will see that the slivers of light between them have turned from rounded shapes to odd little crescents. If you’ve formed a pinhole lens with two index cards (the way they teach you in school) you’ll see the rounded light from the pinhole change into a crescent as the sun forms the same shape. The slats between the bench and the points of light between the leaves are doing the same thing. The only difference is the shape of the “pinhole.”
A full eclipse gets even weirder. Just before the sun completely disappears, the entire world starts waving. Waves of light and dark, like more-subtle versions of the light waves you see at the bottom of a swimming pool, travel across the entire visible world. Depending on the circumstances, these waves can be near stationary or they can be traveling fast.

Shadow Bands And Light Waves

Descriptions of shadow bands go way back, and there are a fair amount of drawings of them, but they are notoriously hard to study. They occur briefly, during a period of low light. They themselves can be very dim, and they move around, so they are hard to photograph.

Still, scientists believe they understand what causes the phenomenon. As the moon covers the sun, the sunlight stops coming from a “firehose” and gradually looks more and more like it’s coming from a single point. It acts that way as well.
As light moves through the atmosphere, its journey is sometimes bent by the density of the air. Wind and heat can increase or decrease the air’s density, in swirling patterns. (We can see these patterns when, for example, we see sunlight passing through a hot area, like the air over a grill or a baking hot road.)
When light waves bend, they interfere with each other, a peak and a trough canceling out in darkness, or two peaks becoming brighter. The “firehose” sends a flood of light down so we don’t see these patterns, but the point source allows us to see them.
A good way to test this idea out at home would be to light a candle, put it near a wall, and illuminate it with a flashlight. The heat from the candles will mess with the air density enough for the light from the flashlight to show up as swirls. The farther away you move the flashlight, making it more of a point source, the more clearly you should see the swirls…
MORE HERE>>
+++
ZenGardner.com


Thanks to: http://www.zengardner.com



  

Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum