Time lapse sun images of the 2017 solar eclipse. Taken every 5 minutes for 3 hours, this composite photo showcases the entire celestial event in full. Showing partial eclipse, diamond rings, and totality with solar corona. Astral photography expeditions like this allow us to bring to life the dynamic cosmic dance between the sun, moon, and Earth. As the moon bites into the sun, the total solar eclipse event begins. The diamond ring effect and totality are seen in the center of the photo.
This skywatching opportunity brought an estimated 215 million Americans to turn their gaze to the heavens. 88% of our US population, or twice the viewership of the Super Bowl, observed this astronomical phenomenon.
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