Diamond of Three Rings

A total solar eclipse offers the most spectacular of jewels. The last rays of the Sun create a diamond ring as the solar corona appears during the total solar eclipse of August 1999.Babak Tafreshi/Getty Images Most subscribers to Sky & Telescope will receive this issue in late July, well before August 21st’s total eclipse of Read More …

Eclipse Photographer’s Checklist

For those photographing the August 21st eclipse, Fred Espenak shares his eclipse photography checklist. Rick Fienberg / TravelQuest International / Wilderness Travel Earlier this year I presented a live webinar on Solar Eclipse Imaging. One of the handouts I prepared was a checklist to help photographers get ready for the Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017. It listed Read More …