The Solar Eclipse 1999 as seen in the Chiemgau

Cordula Kessler

We were lucky: Föhn on that day; sometimes a few clouds, but always transparent ones. The following pictures were taken with an ordinary semi-intelligent compact camera (200 ASA negative film). The objective was not to take professional photos but to preserve the memory for the children.

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Beginning eclipse projected by binoculars.

As above, ca 1/4 h before totality.


Shortly after totality - with sharp eyes you see the sickle.

Sun sickles with surroundings reference.

Sun sickles on the street - which way up?

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