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Report and Images of the 2012 Total Solar Eclipse
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Last program update: December 01 2017

Report and Images of the 2012 Total Solar Eclipse

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A round corona with several bright prominences was a dazzling view for those lucky enough to be under the right conditions. The inner corona was very bright and evenly distributed out to half a lunar radius with a helmut structure visible above a prominence that appeared around third contact. The corona was visible out to about three lunar diameters in all directions with five spikes extending another two diameters faintly visible in binoculars. At second contact several bright prominences could be seen with one arching across the chromosphere. The bright prominence at third contact pointed towards the first beads for those along the central most part of the path and appeared as if detached by some observers. It was a flowery eye in the sky and most lovely to behold.  More...

Last update: May 25 2014

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Palmer River Roadhouse - Northern Explorer Tours / Eclipse-Reisen Group.
MCKAY CAY, GREAT BARRIER REEF - Patrick Poitevin
The Outback - Ben Cooper
Australia - Joerg Schoppy
Queensland aerial views (video)
SAROS group video
New Zealand animation - Robert Brown (video)
Stratospheric view of eclipse from balloon (video)
Pacific Dawn Cruise ship - Mark Sukhija (video)
Eclipse video from Constantine Emmanouilidi
Wetherby Station - Alson Wong
Above the Clouds - Jay Pasachoff
Palm Cove - Queensland (video)
Maitland Downs Australia - SAROS group
CNN picture gallery
Australia near Mareeba - Richard Hole
Port Douglas - Tora Greve
Joe Cali - composite reports from Australia
Maitland Downs - Glenn Schneider
Paul Gauguin 3rd contact by Melissa Kramer (video)
Mareeba, Queensland - Stig Linander
Pacific Jewel - a near miss
Last update: May 25 2014
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