Full Corona Seen From a Hot Air Balloon
SPACE.com reader Andrew Steel of Hot Air Balloon Cairns in Australia sent in this photo of sun's full corona during the eclipse taken from a hot air balloon on Nov. 13, 2012 (EST).
Eclipse Shot in Cairns, Australia
SPACE.com reader Benn Brown sent in his photo of the total solar eclipse shot in Cairns, Australia, Nov. 13, 2012 (EST).
Proba-2 Sees Partial Solar Eclipse
ESA's Proba-2 satellite experienced 3 partial solar eclipses during the total solar eclipse of Nov. 13, 2012 (EST). This image is taken from a video made by the spacecraft.
Slooh Space Camera Shows the "Diamond Ring"
The Slooh Space Camera displayed the first "diamond ring" effect during the solar eclipse over Australia, Nov. 13, 2012 (EST).
Solar Eclipse at Totality, Nov. 13, 2012 (EST)
The sun is totally eclipsed by the sun in Australia, Nov. 13, 2012 (EST).
Sun at Totality During Eclipse, Nov. 13, 2012 (EST)
Slooh Space Camera's website displays the total solar eclipse over Australia on Nov. 13, 2012 (EST)
Guide to Solar Eclipses (Infographic)
How Solar Eclipses Work: When the moon covers up the sun, skywatchers delight in the opportunity to see a rare spectacle. See how solar eclipses occur in this Space.com infographic.
Eclipse watchers stand on a beach in Australia, awaiting the total solar eclipse of November 2012.
Setting Up for the Total Solar Eclipse
Observers set up for the total solar eclipse in Australia, Nov. 13, 2012.
Observers set up their gear in anticipation of a total solar eclipse over Australia on Nov. 13, 2012.
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