Ken Larsen's web site - Errors on Amazon Eclipse t-shirts
On Monday August 21, 2017 a total eclipse will sweep the United States from Oregon to South Carolina. t-shirt makers are out in force to capitalize on this rare event. If you'd like to buy an eclipse t-shirt, you can do so via Amazon. However, be careful what you order, because some t-shirts have errors. Here are a few:
has mixed up South Carolina and South Dakota.
The total eclipse won't even pass through South Dakota.
|The diagram shows the Moon's shadow hitting Central America. That's false. It'll be in the United States.|
|The path of
totality will not cross the Myrtle Beach section of South Carolina.
This is the actual path:
|During the eclipse, none of the features of the Moon will be visible. It will appear as a black disk. The entire other side of the Moon will be 100% lit up, but we won't see any of that, because it always faces away from the Earth.|
|These images are each off by 90 degrees. The Moon's shadow will appear to cross the Sun beginning from the upper right portion of the Sun ... about 2 o'clock on a traditional clock.|