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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Diamond Ring with Solar Prominences during the American Eclipse of 2017

Contact Three, plus half a second, the sun begins to emerge from behind the cratered lunar disc. Several giant solar flares reach out into space, as daylight returns to Christian County, Kentucky.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2017
Photo Location: Christian County, Kentucky, Kentucky, United States of America
Camera: DMC-GH4
Copyright: © Daniel Smith