Paperback: 160 pages
In ancient times people fled solar eclipses or looked on them with foreboding. Today amateur astronomers flock to the best observing sites, often planning their eclipse hunt years in advance and traveling halfway around the world to get the best view.
Chasing the Shadow is the complete planning guide to solar eclpise observation for the next generation. Its authors have combined an entertaining exploration of the history of eclipse observation with a planning guide that includes everything from safety and travel considerations to maps and descriptions of upcoming solar eclipses through the year 2020.