I took my wife to Argentina for the eclipse - Smarter Every Day 221

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  • Published: 26 July 2019
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    We used Dr. Telepun's "Solar Eclipse Timer" to figure out our exact contact times. His app worked great!
    http://www.solareclipsetimer.com/

    My position was: -30.48912, -69.14585

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Comments • 2 707

  • SmarterEveryDay
    SmarterEveryDay   4 months back

    If you want a REAL treat... go check out the video Matt Parker released on his Stand Up Maths channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9FZgaPdIuY
    The night before this eclipse we had dinner together and he explained all about the cycles that determine when eclipses happen! He delivers all this information in one take DURING the eclipse! Impressive.

    • PERMANENTLY CURIOUS
      PERMANENTLY CURIOUS  2 weeks back

      Aw shucks! Too bad the mountain got in the way. I have been watching you since your dragons breath shotgun video back in the day. I finally subscribed, since I started a little channel of my own. I think it’s just great that you and your wife could get away. I need to do that myself. More power to ya. God bless from the Colville Indian Reservation,

    • Jacob Williams
      Jacob Williams  2 months back

      Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

    • juan cruz quiroga
      juan cruz quiroga  4 months back

      I can't believe you were in my province and I couldn't see you! I'm so mad duuude

  • Nolan Palmer
    Nolan Palmer  7 days back

    You two have such a wonderful relationship!

    • Drew Irvin
      Drew Irvin  2 weeks back

      I love that the mountain edge was sharper than the moon edge. An awesome shot!

      • Noel Gaming
        Noel Gaming  2 weeks back

        So just watching this,


        Y'all best be ready for the one in 2024! It'll be going over the United States! (Mainly Texas haha)

        • Alex Gray
          Alex Gray  3 weeks back

          This is pure gold

          • Extase Intimo
            Extase Intimo  3 weeks back

            pretty sure this is the last time he's going to argentina

            • Ben Baranes
              Ben Baranes  3 weeks back

              Live your videos!!

              • BabySavage
                BabySavage  4 weeks back

                How many times have I watched this video just because of the song? Too many.

                • TomKaren94
                  TomKaren94  1 months back

                  When my wife and I took our kids and grandkids to Tennessee to see the eclipse a couple years ago, it ended up being one of the great bonding moments of our lives. She and one of our granddaughters were just crying during the full eclipse. Amazing moment. The kids all talk about it even today.

                  • Collin Evans
                    Collin Evans  1 months back

                    Destin, what song was playing in the background?

                    • darkrider6
                      darkrider6  1 months back

                      Glad to see you came to Argentina. Saludos desde el sur Destin!

                      • Seelenschmiede
                        Seelenschmiede  1 months back

                        Back some years ago (back in the 90s when I was a teen) I had the incredible luck to see a solar eclipse in my parents garden in Germany. That was a impressive sight. Flashed me totally. Every store sold glasses to see the eclipse safely. every one was totally hiped. I wish I can see one again in my lifetime.

                        Thank you very much. Your vid touched me very deep <3


                        Btw: the beard suites you very fine!

                        • thejovihead
                          thejovihead  2 months back

                          I dont know why I cried, but...

                          • Raeef Islam
                            Raeef Islam  2 months back

                            I realise its been a few months since upload, but I'm just curious what tracker were you using and how did you find its use? (Asking cause I'm looking for one too, mainly for tracking the sun and moon using cameras and not telescopes, so similar use case)

                            • Fix It
                              Fix It  2 months back

                              Very very cool guys

                              • Karl Håkon Letnes
                                Karl Håkon Letnes  2 months back

                                Nice Hamilton! Have you got the reference?

                                • Kenny Ripper
                                  Kenny Ripper  2 months back

                                  best Channel on Youtube!

                                  • sparky Mccormick
                                    sparky Mccormick  2 months back

                                    Id kill , well not really to have been there with my wife

                                    • Daniel Hebard
                                      Daniel Hebard  2 months back

                                      Aww this is too adorable. And those shots of the eclipse were amazing!

                                      • Jacob Williams
                                        Jacob Williams  2 months back

                                        Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

                                        • Will Pack
                                          Will Pack  2 months back

                                          I was robbed in North Charleston 2017. It was the craziest supernatural storm me, my friends, and my family ever saw. The storm happened at the moment the eclipse did and all we could see was rain and lighthing/thunder. The red horizon made the storm look very weird. There are videos on YouTube showing that storm. Don't ask me to find them for you.

                                          • KBOzzie59 Waldo
                                            KBOzzie59 Waldo  2 months back

                                            No words can explain my feelings about this video!

                                            • Alberto Galleguillos
                                              Alberto Galleguillos  2 months back

                                              Thats so cool!!!! I'm from Chile (next to Argentina), so I am so happy to see my favourite Engineer travel to my favourite continent ;)

                                              • Andy Beckwith
                                                Andy Beckwith  2 months back

                                                That episode made me happy :)

                                                • Kyrius Liaison
                                                  Kyrius Liaison  2 months back

                                                  You guys are such huge nerds, I love you. Thanks for all the smarts!

                                                  • Robert Rogers
                                                    Robert Rogers  2 months back

                                                    This gave me chills. I love it. I can't wait to see the eclipse through Texas in a few years. I went to Tennessee to dog/cat sit for my mom during the last eclipse and was blown away by it. She was having heart surgery while the eclipse was happening and missed it. So now I want her to come to Texas to see the next one.

                                                    There is nothing like it.

                                                    • Mauro Ranieri
                                                      Mauro Ranieri  2 months back

                                                      hey destin.. i just recently watch this vid.. i dont know how i didnt see it earlier.. im not a scientist or anything .. never study something related.. but i´m a.. nerd? geek? i dont know.. but love science and physics stuff.. didnt know you were coming to argentina.. you were barely 300 km from where i am.. i hope you enjoy your travel at my country .. love your vids.. greetings!!

                                                      • Maria Iqbal
                                                        Maria Iqbal  2 months back

                                                        But why did he have a problem with a drone? Drones are cool, right?

                                                        • BazarLeam
                                                          BazarLeam  2 months back

                                                          What did we learn from this?.. Don't forget to remove the lens?

                                                          • Daniel Saavedra
                                                            Daniel Saavedra  2 months back

                                                            I saw it in Chile, it was awesome

                                                            • John Guilfoyle
                                                              John Guilfoyle  2 months back

                                                              I was listening to an otherwise intelligent podcaster who was acting as if a Solar Eclipse was No Big Deal. It's no big deal until you've experienced it and then you know how weird, wild, and wonderful it truly is. We got one in South Carolina in 2018. I completely understood the concept of the pinhole view box, but when I went to check on Mom on a bench in the shade, every sunbeam shining between the thousands of leaves on the tree cast its own pinhole Eclipse image on the ground.
                                                              Then I started wondering, Where else in our Solar system could you witness a similar celestial event?
                                                              If you were on the moon, the Earth would Completely block the sun for hours, but you would not see the corona of the sun.
                                                              Mars?

                                                              • Rich9115
                                                                Rich9115  2 months back

                                                                that is so crazy.....

                                                                • Riddick 4Ever
                                                                  Riddick 4Ever  2 months back

                                                                  I dont know why all white women uses Iphones... Women in Western countries seem like consevative in tech...

                                                                  • Brock Boddy
                                                                    Brock Boddy  2 months back

                                                                    How tf is there a solar eclipse in July 2019

                                                                    • Ornithocowian King
                                                                      Ornithocowian King  2 months back

                                                                      welcome to austria

                                                                      • Thicc Rat
                                                                        Thicc Rat  2 months back

                                                                        His location was -30, -69....
                                                                        What a mad lad
                                                                        (Check the Desc)

                                                                        • Rosch Meily
                                                                          Rosch Meily  3 months back

                                                                          The earth is flat

                                                                        • JM Francisco
                                                                          JM Francisco  3 months back

                                                                          I want to know what AR he is using

                                                                          • LAG5499
                                                                            LAG5499  3 months back

                                                                            Thank you so much for allowing me to live this amazing and beautiful phenomenon through the magic of the internet. Cheers from Colombia, South-america! God bless you both for this and all your videos. We need more science to guide our life!!!

                                                                            • SOCIAL COMMUNITY Official

                                                                              What!!!!

                                                                              IT IS LOVE IN TIME OF ECLIPSE!

                                                                              WISH TO KISS MY WIFE IN AN AMAZING EVENT LIKE THAT!

                                                                              • Q. E. D.
                                                                                Q. E. D.  3 months back

                                                                                2:12 Günther Netzer

                                                                                • Squad Down
                                                                                  Squad Down  3 months back

                                                                                  dude the guy from switzerland was such a dope find. that is so cool. warmed my heart so much.

                                                                                  • Crazy Mango
                                                                                    Crazy Mango  3 months back

                                                                                    I travelled all the way from Europe to Argentina to also see the full eclipse. It was awesome!!!

                                                                                    • Justin Bland
                                                                                      Justin Bland  3 months back

                                                                                      Thank you.

                                                                                      • Jay H
                                                                                        Jay H  3 months back

                                                                                        How did your eclipse go from high in sky to over horizon

                                                                                        • A K
                                                                                          A K  3 months back

                                                                                          beautiful

                                                                                          • Marcus Russell
                                                                                            Marcus Russell  3 months back

                                                                                            Without the moon the planets rotation would be too fast