Solar eclipse, February 6th 1980


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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.

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

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