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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.
Total Solar Eclipse above Indonesia. March 9, 2016.
Catalin Beldea / Stiinta & Tehnica Magazine / Alson Wong, processing
Annual Eclipse above Kinmen, Taiwan May 21, 2012.
Chromosphere above Pokwero, Uganda. November 3, 2013.
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.
Solar Eclipse from Tujunga, Los Angeles, California. October 23, 2014.
Totality above the M/V Corinthian off the Coast of Sierra Leone November 3, 2013.
Partial Eclipse above Byron, Minnesota. October 23, 2014.
Third Contact above Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway. March 20, 2015.
Cloudy Eclipse from Brackenfell, Cape Town, South Africa September 15, 2015.
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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