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Total solar eclipse at 35,000 feet

We’ve seen some wonderful photos of sky events taken from airplane windows. This one is really dramatic.

March 20, 2015 total solar eclipse, seen from an airplane - 35,000 feet up - and captured by Eric Recurt of the UK.

March 20, 2015 total solar eclipse, seen from an airplane – 35,000 feet up – and captured by Eric Recurt of the UK.

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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