June 2013 archive

Waiting for the eclipse

Eclipse proceeds behind clouds

14 November 2012, Trinity Beach, Far North Queensland, approx. 06:00 – 06:45. Scattered clouds blocked clear views of the eclipse as it proceeded (other than brief glimpses), but provided dramatic effects looking east toward the rising sun.

Total solar eclipse


14 November 2012. Trinity Beach, Far North Queensland, Australia. Approximately 06:35 – 06:55 local time. The clouds parted briefly just at totality, then a few more times. I didn’t have the right filters to do a proper job of photographing the eclipse, but I was more interested in experiencing it. Almost totality: Totality: Just past …

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