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Solar Eclipse from Uganda

Solar Eclipse from Uganda

"Eclipse watchers" have been dying to catch a glimpse of this image, captured in clear skies in central Africa, which depicts the Sun's total eclipse on November 3. 

“Eclipse watchers” have been dying to catch a glimpse of this image, captured in clear skies in central Africa, which depicts the Sun’s total eclipse on November 3. 


What we see is the “reddish hydrogen alpha glow of the solar chromosphere” around the lunar silhouette, “fading into the Sun’s tenuous, hot, outer atmosphere or corona.”

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Image Credit & CopyrightJaime Vilinga – collaboration / Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris


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