Our friend Eric Recurt submitted this dramatic photo to EarthSky. It’s the March 20, 2015 total solar eclipse. Eric wrote:
Day of the eclipse, photo taken from cockpit at cruise level at 35,000 feet out of Bristol.
Looks like a shoot taken from much higher at space height !!!
Nikon 16mm F2.8
It does, Eric, thank you!
Bottom line: March 20, 2015 total solar eclipse.
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