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Published: 01 October 2009

360 Pages | 16 pages of color plates, 75 b/w halftones, 105 b/w line drawings

6 1/4 x 9 3/8 inches

ISBN: 9780199565528

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Eclipses of the Sun

Third Edition

Mark Littmann, Fred Espenak, and Ken Willcox

  • Unrivaled abundance of stunning photographs (many in colour), maps, and diagrams.
  • Most complete book on solar eclipses, handling everything from observing, photographing, and video recording to history, mythology, and superstitions.
  • Most up-to-date book on solar eclipses, with new chapters on the total eclipses of 2009, 2010, 2012-16, and 2017 (across the United States).
  • New chapters on how to photograph, video record, and process your eclipse images (with emphasis on new-generation digital cameras).
  • Accurate, clear, understandable, and entertaining writing.
  • Author Fred Espenak, who runs the NASA Eclipse Home Page, is the best-known and respected of all eclipse calculators and information sources.