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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Solar Prominences and Corona during Solar Eclipse Totality

This photo of a Solar Eclipse was taken during a weather balloon launch and recovery mission during the Aug. 21st, 2017 Solar Eclipse by the Oak Park High School Rocketry Team (Oak Park, CA) which had traveled to Lincoln Nebraska to be near the path of Totality. Solar corona and solar prominences/flares are clearly visible.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2017
Photo Location: Wood River, Nebraska, United States of America
Camera: DSLR-A850
Copyright: © Enoch Kwok