Your guide to viewing Monday’s eclipse

partial eclipse
A photo taken of a partial eclipse in 2012 – via

You may have read the general guide to eclipse viewing, but we were pretty quiet on where to actually go!  That’s changing now that Birmingham venues have announced their viewing parties!  So where should you go?  What should you do?  What shouldn’t you do?

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“Smoke City” – Birmingham air pollution our past and future

Birmingham Alabama
Downtown Birmingham December 1966 – photo courtesy of Jefferson County Department of Health

Smoke City.” In the 1960s, that is what truckers used to call Birmingham when they reached the outskirts of Alabama’s largest city – the self proclaimed “Pittsburgh of the South.”

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