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Photographer:

RODOLFO PERZ DE PAULA

Email:

roperez@adinet.com.uy

Location of Photo:

Cerro Huiliche -El Calafate-ARGENTINA

Date/Time of photo:

11/07/2010

Equipment:

CANON 20D - CANON ZOOM 75 -300mm ( 35 mm equivalent = 480 mm) . Mounted on fix tripod

Description:

This is the totality, over the ANDES mountains, just a few minutes before sunset, with the eclipsed sun and a golden corona, ( not white, but GOLD!!) .One of the best eclipses I have ever seen ( and this is my eleven total solar eclipse) . I'm from Uruguay, and I traveled to El Calafate, Argentina, where the sun was very low at totality moment. So I took a tour to climb a 3000 feet mountain, where visibility was perfect, and temperature was about 10 Celsius below zero.

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