Total Solar Eclipse - July 2019

Some pictures from my trip to Vicuna, Chile to watch a total solar eclipse.

Looking south wide angle with Magellenic clouds lower and middle left

Centre of the galaxy with Jupiter lower middle

Moon commencing to pass in front of the sun


Solar prominences appearing at the end of the eclipse

Baily's beads effect as sunlight bounces down the valleys of the moon

Diamond ring to end the show

Sun about to pass below the western horizon with the moon still passing in front

Composite image made up of many exposures shows the complex structures