Solar Eclipses

Monitor adjusted correctly? Grey scale

Latest Eclipse

2010 July 11

Successfully observed from Hikueru Atoll, French Polynesia.

Automated photography using a Canon 40D DSLR controlled via USB from a Perl script and gPhoto2, executed on an Asus Eee 1001 PC with Ubuntu Linux OS. For further details on this system see this page.

Eclipse report and pictures here.

 
Where to next?  
Time until the next Total (Australia/Pacific Ocean):

Details of my 'computer-controlled' camera system.

Link to drawing and notes of 1905 August 30 eclipse.


Previous Eclipses

2010 January 15 Uganda.

2009 July 22 Pacific Ocean with Mayhugh Travel Inc.

2008 August 1

Successfully observed from Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China.

Automated photography using a Canon 40D DSLR controlled via USB from a Perl script and gPhoto2, executed on an Asus Eee PC with Xandros Linux OS. For further details on this system see this page.

Eclipse report and pictures here.


 

2006 March 29

Successful observation from the Sahara Desert in Libya under perfect skies. Report is here.

Libyan Jamahiriya Broadcasting Corporation

Composite image of 2006 March 29 eclipse - Kodachrome 64

2005 October 3 (Annular)

Successfully observed from central Spain under beautifully clear skies. Report and images are here.

2005 April 8 (Annular)

Successful observation in Panama with TravelQuest. Report and images are here; see also http://www.vanda.eclipse.co.uk/travel/panama/Eclipse_Report.htm.

2003 May 31 (Annular)

Clouded out at Duncansby Head, Scotland

2001 June 21

Zambia

1999 August 11

France

1998 February 26

Venezuela

2nd contact

Mid-eclipse

Sun, Venus and Jupiter

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1995 October 24

India

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1994 November 3

Chile

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1994 May 10 (Annular)

Morocco

1991 July 11

Baja California

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1990 July 22 (Annular)

Clouded out in Finland

1983 June 11

Java


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