1999 Total Solar Eclipse - Second Contact

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This image was taken just after second contact, the start of totality.   Much of the Sun's red chromosphere can be seen in the left portion of the image, along with a number of prominences.

Instrument:  C5
F-ratio:  f/10
Exposure:  1/1000 second
Film:  Elite Chrome 200
Date:  August 11, 1999
Location:  Bagdere, Turkey

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