Diamond Ring After Third Contact - 2 (2019 Total Solar Eclipse)

Totality ends when a string of dazzlingly bright beads (i.e., Baily's Beads - Wikipedia) appear along the edge of the Moon and quickly merge to become the crescent Sun. This incredibly brilliant segment (i.e., the diamond) is seen along one edge of the Moon, which is still silhouetted by the solar corona (i.e., the ring). The diamond ring effect is short-lived since its growing brilliance overpowers the corona, which quickly fades from view.

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Additional eclipse photos can be seen at: 2019 Total Solar Eclipse Photo Gallery.

For more information on this event, see: EclipseWise 2019 Total Solar Eclipse.

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