Category Archives: Textual Observation Reports

Solar Eclipse 11th August 1999 Report: Elaine Corry (Turkey)

Eclipse From Turkey As Viewed by A Non-Astronomer Elaine Corry Eclipse day dawned bright and early as we went to breakfast at 0500 hours accompanied by the broadcast chant of the muezzin calling the faithful to prayer. Remembering to pick up our lunchboxes (more about them later) we excitedly piled aboard our coaches at 6 […] Continue Reading »

The Total Solar Eclipse Of 26th February, 1998: A Liverpool Astronomical Society Perspective –

by Dr. John Eric Jones The LAS have been sending members on total solar eclipse expeditions since the 1880’s. One saros ago no less than 15 members went to Kenya to observe approximately 4 minutes of totality. This was a pivotal eclipse. Although there was already much experience of eclipses amongst some members, it was […] Continue Reading »

Shadow Bands Recorded on Video!

A Report by Eric H.Strach, F.R.C.S., M.Ch.Orth., Hon. Vice President, Liverpool Astronomical Society Members of the Liverpool Astronomical Society have been trying for many years to capture the elusive bands on photographs, cine film and more recently on camcorders. I have first seen them at the eclipse of 1976 in Zanzibar. At that time Graham […] Continue Reading »