Total Eclipse 29 March 2006

by Phill Edwards & Steve Crawford

This was the 29th eclipse of Saros 139.

Totality lasted 3 minutes 55 seconds from our viewpoint.

The ship was at 33°09.2'N 26°43.4'E

Corona

Eclipse Cruise, Costa Classica

The cruise was organised through Roy and Bonnie Mayhugh of Astronomy Vacations.

Eclipse Location

At third contact the ship was at 33°09.2'N 26°43.4'E

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Phill's eye patch to get night vision in one eye for the eclipse.

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Partial phases through a solarscope.

Totality

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Baily's Beads, Prominences

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Totality 800mm f11 1/400s

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Partial Phases

Partial1

First contact 800mm f11 1/500s + mylar film

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Partial 3 800mm f11 1/500s + mylar film

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Partial 4 800mm f11 1/500s + mylar film

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Partial 5 800mm f11 1/500s + mylar film

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Partial 6 800mm f11 1/500s + mylar film

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Totality 800mm f11 1/320s

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Partial 7 800mm f11 1/500s + mylar film

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Partial 8 800mm f11 1/500s + mylar film