Sunday's partial solar eclipse was best viewed indirectly, as seen in this photo with a multitude of images of the sun projected onto a wall. The photo, entitled "My view of the eclipse" was submited by a Voice reader. Locally, thousands of people flocked to Foothill College's observatory Sunday evening to glimpse the eclipse from telescopes, as well as a variety of homemade devices, including pin-hole viewers and binoculars rigged to project the celestial event. While the Bay Area didn't get the full effect of the ring-shaped "annular" eclipse that was seen in other parts of the state, at its peak around 6:30 p.m., the moon covered about 84 percent of the sun.
Uploaded: Mon, May 21, 2012, 12:16 pm
Here comes the sun
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