Eclipse Follow-up

This article has a great description of totality, and hits upon the “Who wants to look at a black hole where the sun was supposed to be?” theme that I was trying to express.  Vi Hart does it better.

What I did not expect was an unholy horror sucking the life and light and warmth out of the universe with long reaching arms, that what I’d seen in pictures was not an exaggeration but a failure to capture the extent of this thing that human eyes, and not cameras, are uniquely suited to absorb the horror of.