Total Solar Eclipse
Taken by Dennis Mammana on August 1, 2008 @ Novosibirsk, Siberia, Russia
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  Camera Used: Canon Canon EOS 20D
Exposure Time: 5/10
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO: 200
Date Taken: 2019:01:15 06:13:29
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Cloudy skies cleared before first contact and remained clear for the entire eclipse, shot from a hill above the eastern shore of the Novosibirsk Reservoir (informally called the Ob Sea). During the eclipse the moon blocked the suns brilliant disk, allowing its fainter outer atmosphere--the corona--to shine forth, and 360-degree sunset colors to appear along the horizon. Venus and Mercury are visible to the suns left. Below, eclipse chasers view and photograph the sky show.

Photo details: Shot at 10:45:05 UT with a Canon EOS 20D, 14mm f/2.8L lens, ISO 200, 0.5 seconds exposure at f/5.6.
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I feel like this shot does a better job than most to give a sense of the awesomeness of the spectacle.
Posted by Jclem 2019-01-15 11:33:11
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