Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Here Comes The Sun

We left Cairns this morning at 1 to take a catamaran to Green Island, an hour away.  There we set up on a dark beach to watch the solar eclipse, the purpose of the trip.  It's rained for the last three days, and there were clouds, so we were worried.  But we could also see stars, which was very encouraging.
This was my first total eclipse.  Others told me that seeing a partial eclipse was like almost winning the lottery.  Ben took the photos today.  Most are with his solar lens.  
It took the moon an hour to cover the sun.  I will confess that it was spectacular.  Clouds?  No worries.
I've heard descriptions of the diamond ring before.  I've seen pictures, but nothing compares!

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Thank you, Julie. You're Welcome, Louie.

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