Three Days to Go Until the Eclipse

By: Alan Dyer

Nov 10 2012

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Category: Atmospheric Phenomena, Eclipses & Transits

2 Comments

Aperture:f/5.6
Focal Length:10mm
ISO:100
Shutter:1/1000 sec
Camera:Canon EOS 60D

Skies and spirits brightened this morning as we were greeted to a wonderfully clear sunrise.

I took this moments ago on the morning of Sunday, November 11, three days before the total eclipse. If the eclipse had been this morning we would have seen it in grand style.

Nevertheless, we will continue our scouting of inland locations over the Dividing Range, at sites some 2 to 3 hours drive away. If the weather forecast looks gloomy the day before we will make a run for it inland but will have to make that call the afternoon before the eclipse to avoid driving in the dark with roos on the road. The eclipse happens an hour after sunrise on Wednesday, with the Sun a little higher than its position here. Ideally, we watch the eclipse from where I took this photo! But one must always have a Plan B and C in pocket.

– Alan, November 11, 2012 / © 2012 Alan Dyer

 

2 comments on “Three Days to Go Until the Eclipse”

  1. Gorgeous morning Alan. Wishing you a fabulous eclipse, it’s Sunday, November 11th Remembrance Day here in Canada. It’s great to have a back up plan — but really hope site A has clear skies for you! Take care.

  2. Beautiful picture!


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