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Total Eclipse of the Sun, August 11th., 1999, 10.27 U.T.

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About this observation
Observer
Colin Henshaw
Time of observation
26/12/2016 - 05:51
Observing location
Ferme Navarin, France
Equipment
Fujica 107 Camera + 80mm 500mm fl OG + x3 Teleconveter

Image taken when Manchester Astronomical Society went to northern France to observe the eclipse. Most of the time the sky was cloudy, but at a crucial moment a hole in the clouds about two degrees across allowed us to secure a few seconds of magnificent totality. Had we been a few hundred yards on either side of our location we would probably have missed it.

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