Quantcast
Last updated on April 20, 2014 at 14:04 EDT
Solar eclipse February 6th 1980
9 of 77

Solar eclipse, February 6th 1980

February 28, 2005
Solar eclipse, February 6th 1980

The delicately structured glow of the solar corona, or solar atmosphere, is seen during the February 6th 1980 total eclipse of the Sun. The corona is visible to the naked eye only during an eclipse. Photograph from Hyderabad, India, by Dr Bill Livingston.