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Total Solar Eclipse from the Tuamotu Archipelago - 11th July 2010
The following stunning images were taken by Chris Bowden from the north east coast of the atoll of Amanu in French Polynesia on 11th July 2010 @ location 17 43 S 140 39 W
Partial solar eclipse as viewed from Weymouth on 1st August 2008. Eclipse from 10:08 to 11:08. Maximum was at 10:15.
Image file courtesy of Sheri Barrington.
Partial Solar Eclipse - 29th March 2006
The solar eclipse (29th March 2006) as seen in cloud gaps from Weymouth. First contact seen through the eyepiece was 9.43 UT and last contact 11.20 UT. The moon is near the ascending node and is crossing the southern part of the sun from west to east. The ecliptic is parallel to the top and bottom of each picture. Equipment Used: 3 Inch reflector with reflective film filter.
Images Courtesy of Patrick C Barrington.
|Weymouth Astronomy Estab 2006|