Report and Images of the 1972 Total Solar Eclipse
Programmer: Bill Kramer
Last program update: December 01 2017

Report and Images of the 1972 Total Solar Eclipse

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Bill Kramer report from the Olympia sailing in the North Atlantic.

Three years after man had first landed on the moon, this was a golden time for science and many young people like myself where drawn to it with wild enthusiasm. I was 13 at the time and was an experienced amateur astronomer armed with an SLR camera and 210 mm lens on a tripod. I’d read the Kodak information on how to photograph an eclipse and felt ready for action. None of that information covered the topic of taking a picture from a floating platform though.  More...

Last update: May 25 2014


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