GOES-7 view of the May 10, 1994 annular eclipse


The thumbnail images have been adjusted by a gamma factor of 1.5. The full size images are translated directly from the original Unidata McIDAS files with no gamma correction, while the dynamic range of the overlaid images has been scaled by 75% as an artifact of the processing.

The GOES-8 spacecraft imaged this same eclipse.

Similar images are available for the total solar eclipse of July 11, 1991.

8:00 am MST (w/ map overlay)

9:00 am MST (w/ map overlay)

10:00 am MST (w/ map overlay)

11:00 am MST (w/ map overlay)

12:00 pm MST (w/ map overlay)

Some really big (> 4Mb) full disk GOES-7 pictures of the later stages of the eclipse are available, too, timestamped 18:00, 18:30, and 19:00 (all times GMT).

The University of Wisconsin has provided overlaid, half hourly, GOES-7 pictures of the eclipse, timestamped: 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00, 16:30, 17:00, 17:30, 18:00, 18:30, and 19:00 (all times GMT).

Thanks to Unidata, the University of Wisconsin, the University of Arizona, the University of Hawaii, and the NASA Ames Research Center for their kind access to the images. Image translation and processing were accomplished using IRAF (NOAO's Image Reduction and Analysis Facility) and the SDSC Image Tools.


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