Diamond Ring Effect during a Total Solar Eclipse

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© Ed Krupa
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Photo Info
UploadedFebruary 8, 2011
TakenJuly 22, 2009
Exposure1/125 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm

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The diamond ring effect can only be seen for a couple of seconds just before totality (total solar eclipse), only a thin ring of the suns corona is visible behind the moon and the last of an effect called Baily's beads is seen as the diamond. Shot in China in 2009.

11 responses

  • Adnan Ejaz

    Adnan Ejaz gave props (23 Feb 2011):

    beautiful shot..

  • Pete Jeffers

    Pete Jeffers (Deleted) gave props (24 Feb 2011):

    Amazing Capture, Fantastic!!

  • misha otaared

    misha otaared gave props (15 Mar 2011):

    excellent capture

  • Lisa Starling

    Lisa Starling gave props (29 Mar 2011):

    Wonderful! Great shot!!

  • Robert Larrazolo

    Robert Larrazolo gave props (4 Apr 2013):

    My vote.

  • Andréa Peixoto

    Andréa Peixoto gave props (6 Apr 2013):

    Fantastic! You have my vote.

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (12 Apr 2013):

    Heck yeah this is way RAD !

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (21 Apr 2013):

    Cool as it can be. Voted!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (22 Apr 2013):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • peter bodigor

    peter bodigor gave props (23 Apr 2013):

    Great catch!!

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles gave props (23 Apr 2013):

    wow! Voted

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