These were taken by my dad (I take no credit) while he and mom were in Antigua during the 26 February 1998 eclipse. They turned out so well that I had to include them here. He used an Olympus OM-1 35mm camera with a 210mm telephoto, Mylar filter (for non-totality shots) and Kodak Gold Ultra 400 film. Not too bad for a first attempt!
|Totality, with Jupiter below and Mercury to the upper left||Totality; a good photo showing
the wispy entrails of the Sun's corona
|The Moon as it begins to move
away from the Sun's disk
|A brilliant shot of the Sun with lens reflections|
Click here to view a time lapse animation of the eclipse.
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