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Solar eclipse, June 11th 1983

[Eclipse]

About this image

The `diamond ring' effect occurs when only the barest sliver of the Sun is visible around the moon during a total solar eclipse. This beautiful picture was taken in Java by Dr Bill Livingston.

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Minimum credit line: Bill Livingston/NSO/AURA/NSF

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