Annular Eclipse in Nagoya

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This photo was taken at around 7:24 a.m.with an ND8 filter attached to the lens, a few minutes early/before the actual “ring of fire” .  I wasn’t able to see the ring of fire live because I had to prepare Vito for school since he leaves before 8 a.m.  I just watched on TV!  😀  The next eclipse of this kind will be seen only in Hokkaido in 2030 and, in a large portion of Japan, after 300 years!

2012/05/21 金環日食(Solar Eclipse) from Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan
EOS 5D Mark II + EF700-200 F2.8L IS USM + ND400

'Ring of fire' solar eclipse lights up the sky  (Source: Reuters)

I am able to post this now because I’m on leave from work today because of a sore throat…and it’s not because of the eclipse.

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