Airbnb raffle includes housing, private jet for solar eclipse

Monday, August 07, 2017 03:50PM
In this undated photo, entrants can win a chance to stay in a luxurious geodesic dome near Bend, Oregon, on Sunday, August 20, 2017. (Photo Courtesy of Airbnb)
SAN FRANCISCO - National Geographic and Airbnb are partnering to give two eclipse enthusiasts a unique viewing opportunity.

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They're raffling off a two night adventure. It begins with a free stay in a custom geodesic dome located in the Oregon wilderness.
The next day, you'll board a private jet, where you'll fly over the Pacific Ocean, and fly along what's called the "Path of Totality."

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And, that's not all! You'll share the experience with internationally recognized astronomer Dr. Jedidah Isler.

To enter the contest, you must submit a 50- to 550-character response to the following question: "On August 21, 2017, millions of people from all walks of life will come together along a narrow band of the US, united by the desire to experience a rare astronomical event: a total solar eclipse. Tell us why you think this phenomenon is bringing people together, and why you want to be a part of it?"

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