APOD: In the Shadow of the Moon (2019 Jul 04)

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APOD: In the Shadow of the Moon (2019 Jul 04)

Post by APOD Robot » Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:07 am

Image In the Shadow of the Moon

Explanation: On July 2 denizens of planet Earth could stand in the Moon's dark umbral shadow during South America's 2019 total solar eclipse. It first touched down in the Southern Pacific Ocean, east of New Zealand. Racing toward the east along a narrow track, the shadow of the Moon made landfall along the Chilean coast with the Sun low on the western horizon. Captured in the foreground here are long shadows still cast by direct sunlight though, in the final moments before totality began. While diffraction spikes are from the camera lens aperture, the almost totally eclipsed Sun briefly shone like a beautiful diamond ring in the clear, darkened sky.

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Re: APOD: In the Shadow of the Moon (2019 Jul 04)

Post by Boomer12k » Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:30 am

Yeah... cool...

A neighbor had a prism type of thing, and put it up to my camera...it made multiple images...
and...
My diamond ring from 2017...
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Re: APOD: In the Shadow of the Moon (2019 Jul 04)

Post by orin stepanek » Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:53 am

Silhouettes make this a beautiful picture! Caught my attention more than the eclipse! 8-)
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Re: APOD: In the Shadow of the Moon (2019 Jul 04)

Post by neufer » Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:00 pm

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