Viral Video of a Solar Eclipse Captured From the Window a Plane Will Blow Your Damn Mind

Source: AP
Source: AP

Fasten your seat belts and return your trays to the upright and locked position — this is about to be one hell of a ride.

An Alaska Airlines flight bound for Hawaii made a slight change to its flight plan Tuesday, much to the delight of some astronomers onboard hoping to catch a glimpse of the solar eclipse. 

Catch it they did: One window seat passenger was able to record amazing footage of the event, where the moon was completely blocked by the sun for two full minutes.

Source: Uncredited/AP

The true delight, however, is all ours, because not since Double-Rainbow-All-Across-The-Sky Guy has a human being been as excited about an organically occurring process of nature as the man who can be heard in the background of this clip.

Come for the incredible above-the-clouds footage of the sun being fully eclipsed by the moon, stay for the man yelling "Totality! Totality!" over and over again.

Source: YouTube

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