Astronomy Award

As some know, many of the sun’s features only become apparent during a total eclipse, when the Moon blocks the dazzlingly bright star from our view. This image by Tun Tezel depicts the sun’s atmosphere as a diffuse white haze, and further in the sun’s atmosphere appears in the red light of hydrogen. This photo captured the moment when a tiny part of the sun’s disc shone out between the mountains on the edge of the moon’s disc, creating a dazzling effect known as the “diamond ring.” Continue reading for more.

Astronomy Awards

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