Eclipse photos from EarthSky friends [via Pat Francke]
Sinclair, who saw the eclipse outside Charleston, South Carolina wrote: “The skies were very cloudy leading up to totality but, miraculously,
slowly cleared as totality approached.”
Diefenderfer saw the eclipse in Dillard, Georgia. He wrote: “To witness
one of the most humbling experiences of my life!”
Simmerman, who saw the eclipse from Wilson, Wyoming, wrote:
clear sky. Saw shadow bands, leaf lens images, drastic drop in
temperature and light as well. Other celestial objects popped out. I
for the darkness and I lost sight of my camera settings. The
flash went off by
itself and I could see the luminescence on my watch
Overall, an awesome experience!”
observed in Tarrington, Wyoming. He wrote: “Condensing
high-resolution still images
into a 256-image, color, animated GIF
compromises image detail and quality.
The payoff is that you can see the
entire 3-hour eclipse play out in about half a minute.”
Lakshminarayanan caught this image of the diamond ring effect,
friends watching below, in Boysen State Park, Shoshoni, Wyoming.
from Wyoming, Gowrishankar Lakshminarayanan also caught
Regulus in the constellation Leo the Lion, under the eclipsed sun.
Upreti caught Regulus, too. He wrote: “During totality, the sun’s
corona was visible with the unaided eye, and below that lay
Regulus the heart of Leo.
The two-and-a-half-minute show was
spectacular, magical in every aspect.”