Totality in Shanghai. Kimon Papathanasopoulos Image taken: Jul. 22, 2009 Location: Shanghai, China (south part). Details: Just seconds before second contact the sun become visible through a gap in the clouds, so we had the chance to observe a very long totality and stunning diamond rings! Bresser Skylux 70mm, Canon EOS 400D. ©2013, SpaceWeather.com -- This site is penned daily by Dr. Tony Phillips.