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Photographing The Total Solar Eclipse

Updated: May 9

Today,  Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America was treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality saw one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights – a total solar eclipse.

the phases of the total solar eclipse

This path, where the moon completely covers the sun and the sun’s tenuous atmosphere – the corona – can be seen, stretched from Lincoln Beach, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. Observers outside this path still saw a partial eclipse where the moon covers part of the sun’s disk.