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Ring of Fire Solar Eclipse -

20 May 2012


Pinhole Images

Pinhole Image 1

"One ring to rule them all" (Tolkien's Lord of the Rings) was the theme for Jean's pinhole pattern for this annular eclipse. The photo above shows the pattern during the partial eclipse phase, while the pattern (below) taken at mid-eclipse shows the complete rings formed by the eclipsed sun.

Pinhole Image 2

In addition, we were treated to natural shadow patterns on the ground:

Pinhole Image 3