Saturday, August 1, 2009

The Solar Eclipse of July 22

For those of us who did not make it to India or China for the solar eclipse:

A multiple exposure shows the progress of the eclipse at Baoshi mountain near West Lake in Hangzhou city, eastern China

Hindu devotees bathe in the Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati rivers in Allahabad, India
Partial eclipse next to a clock tower in the Golden Temple in the northern Indian city of Amritsar, India
Sadhus, Hindu holy men, watch the solar eclipse through specially designed viewing glasses in Allahabad, India

Partial eclipse as seen beside a mosque in Hyderabad, Pakistan
People congregate on the banks of the Ganges in Varanasi, India


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