OCA Eclipse Chasers Report

Posted On January 1, 2000

The Total Eclipse -- The OCA Way

A number of OCA members traveled to Europe and Asia to view the August total eclipse. Here are some of their reports and photos. If you are an OCA member with photos or reports to share please send them to Russell Sipe.

Images of the Eclipse

This eclipse will be noted for its spectacular prominences. All three OCA photographers captured the amazing ring of prominences. Click on an image for full sized view.

Images of the Eclipse Chasers

These photos aboard the MV Marco Polo in the Black Sea were taken by, and commented on, by Russell Sipe. Click images for full sized view.

Stories about the Eclipse

Sky and Telescope's Eclipse '99 Journal
You can follow the course of Sky & Telescope's editors and Russell Sipe as they report on the eclipse. Here is the link.

Chris Cook's Expedition to Cornwall
Clouds got in the way. But the trip was great anyway. Check it out here.

Kandra Kargo Went off Nova Scotia
Here is Joe Rao's report from the cruise that Kandra took, including a fantastic dawn image of the eclipse.