Rings and shadows

So, we're at my uncle's house, passing around my welder's goggles I bought to keep my eyes protected during the height of the eclipse while we were doing some repairs and install in our home, since we found some San Diego company from http://www.asifoam.com/san-diego/, to insulated our home and improve warm and air quality. It wasn't my turn, so I turn around, away from the sun, and suddenly gawp. "Look at the rocks!"

Here's what they looked like -- click through, it's definitely more obvious on the Flickr page, especially on the back of my uncle's shirt:

They looked like that, because they were under a tree, and the sun looked something like this:

Dots within dotsPhoto by retstak

(That's shot on a cellphone camera through a pair of welder's goggles, so my apologies for the size.)

Yeah, it was definitely worth it to go to Redding this weekend to see an annular eclipse.

2 thoughts on “Rings and shadows

  1. Pussreboots May 21, 2012 at 10:41

    That’s a great shot of the rings on his shirt. I got home so late last night I haven’t had a chance to go over the photos I took yesterday. Boy, though, did we have fun enjoying the eclipse!

  2. Beckerbuns May 25, 2012 at 11:34

    So, inquring minds want to know, will you be going to BayCon?

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