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Mid-stages of eclipse sketched through Celestron 80mm scope with Meade super wide angle 13.8mm eyepiece. Moon just inside disc of sun at mid-eclipse, lower left sketch.Mongolia. Total Eclipse 2008: Crescent images of eclipsed sun projected through crossed fingers - no vegetation above grass height!Crescent images of eclipsed sun projected through bush leaves.Crescents images of eclipsed sun formed through white bark pine needs .Close to "full" (non-annular) Eclipse: note moon ~fits inside sun's disc. A-focal through Celestron 80 mm telescope with Meade super wide angle 13.8 mm eyepiece. Pentax Optio W30 Camera, hand-held.About 5 minutes after maximum. A-focal through Celestron 80 mm telescope with Meade super wide angle 13.8 mm eyepiece. Pentax Optio W30 Camera, hand-held..Last view of elcipse  through 8x35 binoculars (sunspots visible through wispy clouds) before hiking 'home' for dinner and night of observing under dark sky (SQM reading 21.65). Drawn from memory.Light and Us - Internation Year of Light 2015The Natural Light/Dark CycleStargazing from Namibia's NamibRand Nature Reserve, Africa's First International Dark Sky ReserveStargazing from Namibia's NamibRand Nature Reserve, Africa's First International Dark Sky Reserve