A total solar eclipse drew an 11,000-kilometre arc over the Pacific, plunging remote territories into darkness, but drawing thousands of curious tourists and their dollars. The skies grew black in the middle of the day as the Moon slipped in front of...
TO IO9 Yesterday a total solar eclipse fell across the South Pacific, bringing thousands of tourists and scientists to Easter Island to witness it. We've got pictures from this historic and vaguely spooky event. Above is what the eclipse looked like...
Eclipse-chaser Bill Kramer took this amazing photo of the sun's corona during totality of the total solar eclipse from the deck of the cruise ship Paul Gaugin, which was sailing near Tahiti at the time. July 11: Astronomer Constantinos Emmanouilidis,...
Christian Science Monitor
Managing Editor / July 12, 2010 A total solar eclipse arced across the southern Pacific Ocean Sunday, blotting out the sun and offering stunning views to skywatchers, some of whom ventured to remote islands or rode cruise ships just to see the event.
The eclipse's path also darkened the Cook Islands before briefly touching Chile and Argentina .