Watching the Solar Eclipse {May 20, 2012}

by | May 31, 2012 | Astronomy, Science, Solar Eclipse | 4 comments

Watching the Solar Eclipse
6:34 pm  (Wishing my camera would capture the full “Ring of Fire” and not just the bottom edge)
6:35 pm – Another attempt…
6:36 pm – Looks more like an eyeball, instead of an eclipse! 
7 shots taken locally by a friend –  This is what we saw through the special glasses.
Made me wish I had a better lens and filter for taking pictures of the sun! It was awesome!! 

4 Comments

  1. Nicole

    So cool Jessica. We were bummed that we were too far east to see it. Another time!

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  2. barb

    Thanks for sharing these pictures. We missed it because we didn't have glasses. It certainly is beautiful!

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  3. Jessica Gordon

    We almost missed it as well. Hubby had forgotten the glasses at work, and just as the eclipse was about to begin he went to pick them up! He arrived home just in time. 🙂

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  4. Julie

    I didn't hear anything about it here in Indiana. I wonder if we could see it here? HUM. The pictures are great though!

    Reply

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