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ABOUT THIS SITE
About the site and eclipse chasing

CONTACT
How to contact Joe Cali

PAST ECLIPSE CHASES

[reports, observations, and photographs of past eclipses]

FUTURE ECLIPSES

[site surveys, expedition planning, research and analysis] 


OTHER EVENTS
[lunar eclipses, comets, other phenomena]


ECLIPSE PRIMER
[Geometry of eclipses for teachers and students]


ECLIPSES IN AUSTRALIA 2000 - 2040
A gradually developing guide to the many eclipses in Australia over the next few years.

LINKS

EYE SAFETY WHEN OBSERVING SOLAR ECLIPSES
[how to observe a solar eclipse while protecting your eyes from damage]

New & feature material

TOTAL ECLIPSE MARCH 20, 2015 SVALBARD SPITZBERGEN
OBSERVATIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS
, AURORAE, ICE CAVING 
AND SNOW MOBILE TOUR 
APOLOGY :  I  accidentally placed a broken link to the
TSE2015 handbook 2 weeks before the eclipse. I only
realized 2 weeks after the eclipse. Link is correct now fwiw.
My apologies for any inconvenience. - Joe

October 8th 2014 Total Lunar Eclipse Report & photos

EYE SAFETY WHEN OBSERVING SOLAR ECLIPSES
[how to observe a solar eclipse while protecting your eyes from damage]

WOW! WOW! WOW!
SPECTACULAR
ANNULAR SOLAR ECLIPSE SEEN AS SUN RISES OVER THE OUTBACK
May 10, 2013 Great Sandy Desert, Australia. Distorted ring of fire rises over the desert

TOTAL SUCCESS! AT LAST NOVEMBER'S SOLAR ECLIPSE
detailed eclipse report for TSE2012 from members of my tour group sread over 7 locations

HOW WILL TIDES AFFECT VIEWING PROSPECTS FROM THE BEACH AT THE CAIRNS SOLAR ECLIPSE?
An incoming king tide will make use of the beach to observe the eclipse a difficult prospect. In this article, 
I've generated time and tide profiles to predict the tide heights at imprtant stages of the eclipse.  

ECLIPSE PHOTOGRAPHY FOR BEGINNERS
Three easy photographic projects that anyone can do that will leave you 
with a nice souvenir and free to enjoy the spectacle.

SOLAR FILTERS FOR ECLIPSES
MAKING YOUR OWN MOUNTING FOR A THIN FILM SOLAR FILTER

TRANSIT OF VENUS   6th JUNE 2012****

PHOTOESSAY : - SUNRISE FROM 15 METRES BELOW SEA LEVEL

A TALE OF TEN ECLIPSES
In this article I describe the long slow evolution of the equipment I use for eclipse chasing.

SUCCESS IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC
On JULY 11 2010, the nine members of our private expedition to Tatakoto were treated to a fantastic 
spectacle in one of the most beautiful settings that we've ever visited any time let alone while observing 
a total eclipse.  Reports from all nine group members.  Direct link to Joe's report & pictures for TSE 2010.

Extinction Tables
Use these tables as a guide to set exposures For photographing eclipses low to the horizon