Total Solar Eclipse
viewed from Chisamba, Zambia
June 21, 2001

Corona Composite
Totality
A composite of 9 exposures (1/125 - 1/2sec)
processed by the technique of Russell Brown .
The star to the upper right is Geminorium (4.3 magnitude)

A nice, mellow music video of the entire eclipse
Music is from Cugu by Wimme (with permission)


Diamond Ring
Diamond Ring
This single image was also processed by the radial
unsharp-mask technique used in the Totality image.


Prominences and Bailey's Beads
Second Contact
A collage of images taken in rapid succession
showing 2nd contact and prominence details



Intersection: Totality wiht Moon
Intersection
If you could see the moon during totality, this is what it would look like.
The lunar image was taken at full moon just prior to the solar eclipse.
The coloring is what it would look like during a total lunar eclipse


TotalityCollage
Corona Composite
These are not processed by the radial-unmask sharpening technique.
Note how much less detail there is in the corona without that processing.

All images © JivaMedia 2001