The great solar eclipse of 2012 passed close,but not completely over Taos, New Mexico.20 May 2012 EclipsePartially cloudy skies meant getting pics wasgoing to be iffy. But, persistence paid off.Hope you enjoy.(click to continue)
Thanks to the clouds and the path of the sun,this is the closest we got to totality in Taos.(click to continue)
The fuzziness near the lower right corner of the moonis caused by direct rays of sunlight shining through thetopography of the moon (craters, etc.)Astronomers call these “Bailey’s Beads”.(click to continue)
The eclipse hides behind this cloud, butsoon drops out from the underside.(click to continue)
Then, the still partially eclipsed sunsets behind the hills of Northern New Mexico.(click to continue)
The next solar eclipse occurs November 13, 2012.Visible from northern Australia.13 Nov 2012 EclipseGet your tickets.