Annular Solar Eclipse, by Alex Mendiolagoitia

An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes as a new moon right between the Sun and the Earth. As the lunar orbit is not circular but somewhat elliptical, sometimes our satellite is a little further from the Earth and therefore, seen from our planet, the Moon has an apparent size somewhat smaller, so it does not cover the Sun completely, leaving a visible solar surface ring around the new moon.

Photos: Alex Mediolagoitia 

This section aims to compile works and contributions related to eclipses of the Sun. Both personal and collective experiences lived around them, as well as informative articles and technical works that are applicable in the next eclipses: visual and photographic observation techniques, parameter measurements meteorological, astrometry, etc., ...

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