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2024 Total Solar Eclipse

sarieri

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Sad. The moment I fly back from Uyuni, the eclipse is half way gone.
 

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Got totally eclipsed here...

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Here is a better one after my son figured out camera settings…

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One surreal aspect is the sky is almost totally dark but you can look to the horizon and see that the sun is shining in the distance.
 
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Here is a better one after my son figured out camera settings…

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One surreal aspect is the sky is almost totally dark but you can look to the horizon and see that the sun is shining in the distance.

Weird huh?, it’s almost as if the earth is round………….
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Weird huh?, it’s almost as if the earth is round………….
The effect would be more visible if it were flat.

Here in Boston we got to see it in a pinhole camera. As the sky darkened significantly it seemed to change color a bit too, to a colder color temp it seemed to me. At that time there was some very thin very high cloud that added to the strange effect.

I didn't get any photos this time. Too busy. I got some in 2017.
 

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I looked at the partial eclipse here, and the sun certainly looked small through the dark flat "lens", seemingly much smaller than the moon appears in the night sky on its own.

Found a good enough reason to live to be 92+ though, a future total eclipse will run through my nieghborhood in 2045.

1200 miles one-way was a bit far to travel for a 4 minute show.

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It got dark enough for the street lights to come on and my outdoor lights with sensors came on. I could hear roosters crowing.
With a 94% maximum and clouds it didn't get dark here noticeably.
 

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The Redhead and I traveled to visit friends outside Columbus—in Powell, where we had 90 seconds of totality. High, thin clouds obscured the outer corona but we saw the inner corona and the diamond ring. The photographs captured solar prominences projecting from the limb past the edge of the Moon. It was quite an experience.

I have work to do with the photos when we get back home and then I’ll post a few.

Rick “expecting solid cloud cover” Denney
 

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Here are some of the photos I took in Southern Illinois.
Equipment: Canon EOS M50, Canon 55-200 telephoto lens, Cheap universal solar lens filter when not fully eclipsed. I had to run the camera full manual to get it to take photos. It's internal logic system didn't understand what I was doing with such a dark filter and high contrast. Those dark spots on the sun are sunspots not lens dust.

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Lucked out in Southwestern Indiana. Heavy rain on Sunday and Tuesday. Clear skies on Monday. Light traffic and crowds. State Police warnings kept people home.
 

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Here are some of the photos I took in Southern Illinois.
Equipment: Canon EOS M50, Canon 55-200 telephoto lens, Cheap universal solar lens filter when not fully eclipsed. I had to run the camera full manual to get it to take photos. It's internal logic system didn't understand what I was doing with such a dark filter and high contrast. Those dark spots on the sun are sunspots not lens dust.

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Best shot yet. Just the way I saw it in Dallas. Got uber lucky, the clouds cleared just before the first diamond ring.
 

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The prominence at 6 o'clock in the above photos was plainly visible to the naked eye in Indianapolis and actually quite bright. My wife and I had traveled down to a little town on the Ohio River in 2017, and we never saw any prominences naked eye, and only a few faint ones showed up in my pictures. This time around we watched from our son & daughter-in-law's front yard with the entire family, so I didn't bother to take any pictures--I just called out the various phenomena to see, like the 360° sunset, the change in shadows just before totality, etc. I saw a piece today from Scientific American that said we were lucky to be in the path of totality during a solar maximum that allowed that prominence to be so visible.

 
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