1999 Diamond Ring Effect
The "diamong ring" effect occurs seconds before and after a total eclipse begins and ends.
Vixen 90mm refractor (f.l.= 810mm, f/9, 1/125 sec, ISO 100).
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For more information, see:
Totality - Eclipses of the SunThird Edition
by Mark Littmann, Fred Espenak and Ken Willcox
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Last revised: 2008 Jan 22