Janne Pyykkö
Image taken:
Jul. 11, 2010
A hill 4 km south-east of El Calafate, Patagonia, Argentina, 400 meters above Lago Argentino
The total solar eclipse 11-July-2010 in Argentina was not easy-to-catch, because the total phase appeared only 1 degree above the horizon and above the usually-cloudy Andes. To increase my possibilities, I hiked to a hill 400 meters above the lake Lago Argentino. With luck in weather I catched the phenomenon just over the mountains. I put myself into the photo to get a human touch. There was quite a strong wind during the eclipse which made me wish I had a better tripod. (Feel free to edit this, I'm not native English speaker.)
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