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Old 09-18-2017, 03:59 AM
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Default Re: North American Solar eclipse 8/21/2017

According to the website, the photograph was taken in Oregon. I'm guessing that the things that look like stars are actually Cottonwood fluff in the air, or perhaps just random flying insects.

Cottonwoods generally produce their seeds/fluff earlier in the season, but I've often seen significant amounts of it floating about well into August, so I'm guessing that's what it is -- Cottonwood fluff and/or insects backlit by the Sun.
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