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Photos: The Adventure Behind Eclipse Chasing

Eclipse fever in Jackson Hole

eclipse in Jackson wyoming

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Eclipse Fever grips Jackson, Wyoming.

Eclipse preparations in Grand Teton

eclipse sign at national park

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Eclipse signage at one of the Grand Tetons NP Visitor Centers.

Partial Eclipse

partial eclipse August 21 2017

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The partial eclipse phase between contacts 1 and 2. A line of sunspots in the center of the solar disk were eventually covered by the moon.

Sun's corona

sun's corona during eclipse

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The corona—the sun’s atmosphere—during totality.

Solar disk

solar disk with flares

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The solar disk at 1/4000 shutter speed. Solar prominences are visible on the right side of the sun.

Solar prominences

solar prominence

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A close-up of the solar prominences.

Eclipse-themed car art

car art for the eclipse

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Some creative car art for the eclipse.

BBQ meal at Grand Teton

dornans-meal

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Enjoying a hearty meal at Dornans Chuckwagon-Grill. This picture was the Instagram picture that helped secure a reservation near the center of the eclipse track.

Rising early for the eclipse

early rising for the clipse

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The author setting out at 3 a.m. for Grand Teton National Park.

Prepping for the eclipse

photographing the eclipse

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The author setting up his camera

Capturing the partial eclipse

eclipse chasers at dornans

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Fellow eclipse chasers at Dornan’s