Eclipse Travel Photos
Our ship left it's normal route and steamed out into the Pacific for the Eclipse
This is Jay Anderson the Canadian meteorologist. We're waiting to see the "Green Flash" as the sun sets. It didn't happen!
Look, but don't touch!
These chasers were on the trip to China in 2008.
Alex Filippenko, University of California Astronomer
The Diamond Ring affect. There is one at the start and another at the end of Totality
Point and shoot camera image.
The ships crew viewing the sun.
Champagne and Corona Beer on deck.
Eclipse gum for the China eclipse. Tahleen was born in Uruguay, she has seen 14 totals. This is the first without her departed husband.
The Chinese government built this building near Yiwu expecting 10,000+ visitors. I estimated only about 2500 showed.
The technique is to cover one eye from the sunlight then remove the patch at Totality. Viewing the eclipse with this eye hightens the length of the corona.
Only 3 minutes before totality. Several groupd were running to their vehicles by now.