Solar Eclipse

If you have never viewed the Sun before PLEASE ask one of our members to show you how to do this safely and read the page on Solar Safety before attempting any kind of viewing of the Sun!

Annular Solar Eclipse 2023 – Richard Bohner

NEVER LOOK AT THE SUN DIRECTLY. Please click here for solar observing safely. On Saturday 14th October 2023 an annular solar eclipse crossed North, Central and South America.    Member Richard Bohner; who lives in the USA wrote ”Hello...

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Solar Eclipse 2012 November 13, Australia

Members Mike, Rita, Jean and Brian travelled to Northern Australia to see this eclipse. Eclipse Predictions by Fred Espenak, NASA’s GSFC Images by Mike Rushton [Show thumbnails] [Show thumbnails] All images are copyright. Permission must be sought to from the...

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Solar Eclipse 2009 July 22, China

There were no obvious prominences for this eclipse and cloud almost spoiled it, however we were lucky and the cloud cleared or thinned out for the duration of totality, Venus was clearly visible overhead. Eclipse observed by half a dozen members. Images by Mike...

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Solar Eclipse 2008 August 1st, China

This eclipse was special for its colours around the horizon. There were wonderful oranges and reds all around, the clouds lit up, some dark in silhouette, some golden, glowing yellowy-orange in the distance. You could see the shadow approaching against the clouds and...

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Solar Eclipse 2006 Turkey & Libya

Two teams of Crayford members went to image the March 2006 total eclipse: Libya: Arthur Cockburn, Jean & Brian Felles, Mike Rushton and Rita Whiting Turkey: Andrew Barber, Martin Crow, Malcolm Gough, Keith Rickard and Julian Tworek Eclipse Predictions by Fred...

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Solar Eclipse, 2005, October 3rd, Spain

Keith Rickard travelled to Plaza Mayor in Madrid to observe the Annular Eclipse. This location was very close to the centre line of the eclipse path. In the UK there was a partial eclipse and Honor Wheeler and Julian Tworek imaged it, Honor in white light and Julian...

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Solar Eclipse 2003 Antarctica 24th November

A total solar eclipse is an unforgettable experience anywhere in the world but to stand beneath the Moon’s shadow in Antarctica must surely be the most memorable. I was fortunate to be one of the 98 passengers on board the Russian icebreaker ‘Kapitan...

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Solar Eclipse, 2003 May 31st, Iceland

The eclipse site was a few miles north of Dalvik on the west coast of Eyjafjordur in the North of Iceland. All pictures were taken by Brian Felles. Maximum Duration 3m 37sType Annular [Show...

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Solar Eclipse 2002 December 4th , Australia

Member Jean Felles travelled with her husband, Brian to Australia to view this Eclipse. The eclipse site was situated at KOOLYMILKA, North West of Woomera, South Australia. Position: 30º 57.443’S and 136º 31.464’E. Local time = UT +10½ hours   [Show...

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