One of the sights associated with a total solar eclipse is the "diamond ring." It appears just before the beginning of totality, when a single bright point of sunlight — the diamond — shines through a deep valley on the Moon's limb (edge) and the inner corona — the ring — becomes visible.
One of the sights associated with a total solar eclipse is the "diamond ring." It appears just before the beginning of totality, when a single bright point of sunlight — the diamond — shines through a deep valley on the Moon's limb (edge) and the inner corona — the ring — becomes visible. Rick Fienberg Courtesy of TravelQuest International / Wilderness Travel
One of the sights associated with a total solar eclipse is the "diamond ring." It appears just before the beginning of totality, when a single bright point of sunlight — the diamond — shines through a deep valley on the Moon's limb (edge) and the inner corona — the ring — becomes visible. Rick Fienberg Courtesy of TravelQuest International / Wilderness Travel

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August 07, 2017 7:00 AM

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