At this time of the year the nights are hardly noticable, as the sun is below the horizon for just a few hours – during which the sky never darkens enough for the stars to come out. During this eclipse the rising moon was below the horizon during much of the totality, and I don’t [...]
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The first photo is right before the totality begins (second contact) with the Baily’s beads. I viewed this eclipse from the Anaa atoll in the Tuamotu archipelago east of Tahiti. Time difference from Norway is 12 hours, so this is a faraway place in every way. The arrangements was made by UK based Astro Expeditions, [...]
In 2006 I witnessed my first total solar eclipse in Antalya Turkey. I was lost for words! Tears were flowing! Nothing can make a non-witness remotely understand this event! All the photos and movies in the world cannot prepare you for this experience! I was hooked! In early 2008 7 friends and myself decided to [...]