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More pictures from Down Under

November's trip to Australia was a mix of wonders both in the sky and on the ground.
RELATED TOPICS: OBSERVING | SOLAR ECLIPSE
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This eclipse sequence beautifully illustrates what viewers saw in real time over about a three-hour period. // Credit: Ben Cooper
In our March 2013 issue, Senior Editor Richard Talcott and I each described the trips to Australia on which we served as astronomers for tour groups. Having only two pages each, we could only begin to give you a sense of how wonderful the country was. So, here are 15 more images (including some of the eclipse itself) that may make you decide to visit the land Down Under — or travel to see a total solar eclipse — someday.
Michael and Holley Bakich
On eclipse morning, clouds filled the sky, nearly obscuring morning twilight. Luckily, they cleared.
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