Images to Inspire: A Selection of Solar Eclipse Pictures
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By now, you’re probably all geared up for the total solar eclipse on August 21st and just anxious for it to get started. So are we! But just in case you need more inspiration, we’ve gathered some of the best solar eclipse pictures, of both total and partial eclipses, from our online gallery.

Eclipse above Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. March 9, 2016.
Muhammad Rayhan

Total Solar Eclipse above Indonesia. March 9, 2016.
Catalin Beldea / Stiinta & Tehnica Magazine / Alson Wong, processing

Annual Eclipse above Kinmen, Taiwan May 21, 2012.
Miles Wang

Chromosphere above Pokwero, Uganda. November 3, 2013.
Alson Wong

Partial Solar Eclipse above San Luis Potosi, Mexico. October 23, 2014.
Juan Zupata Photography

Diamond Ring Above Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway. March 20, 2015.
Kevin R. Morefield

Partial Solar Eclipse above Dobra, Poland. March 20, 2015.
Maciej Czepita

Solar Eclipse from Tujunga, Los Angeles, California. October 23, 2014.
Ed Johnson

Totality above the M/V Corinthian off the Coast of Sierra Leone November 3, 2013.
Rick Fienberg

Partial Eclipse above Byron, Minnesota. October 23, 2014.
Brad Eichhorst

Third Contact above Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway. March 20, 2015.
Stan Honda

Cloudy Eclipse from Brackenfell, Cape Town, South Africa September 15, 2015.
Edward Foster

If you’re interested in photographing the upcoming eclipse, you’ve probably given it a lot of thought already. But in case you’re looking for some last-minute advice, check out our article on framing eclipse photographs and this checklist for eclipse photographers. Plus, check out our webinar with Fred Espenak, who will teach you how to use any camera, even a smartphone, to capture totality.
Clear skies, and enjoy the view!

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