The "Diamond Ring"

The "Diamond Ring"
The "Diamond Ring" The "diamond ring" appears just before the beginning of totality, when a single bright point of Sunlight — the diamond — shines through a deep valley on the Moon's limb (edge) and the inner corona — the ring — becomes visible. As the diamond vanishes, it's safe to remove your solar filters. A second diamond ring appears at the end of totality when a deep valley on the opposite side of the retreating Moon exposes a single bead of bright Sunlight that begins to wash out the corona. Put your filters back on! Rick Fienberg / TravelQuest International / Wilderness Travel

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