An Annular Eclipse of the Sun was seen on 10 June
GMT starting as a partial eclipse from eastern Asia, and the annularity
began from the Celebes Sea, crossed the Pacific Ocean and ended on the west coast of Mexico. The annularity started at and ended at . The maximal duration was 23 seconds.
Teruaki KUMAMORI watched the partial eclipse at Sakai, Osaka. The sky was rather
full of clouds, but at JST on 11 June ( on
10 June), he produced the present image by the use of a Sony handycam Video camera.
Naoya MATSUMOTO took a flight to Tinian, Northern Marianas Islands,
and produced a set of photos as below at the rooftop of the Dynasty Hotel (located at 145.6ﾟE, 14.9ﾟN).
He used a Borg 10cm ED refractor down to 5cm with an fl=1280mm. Each image was made
exposed on Fuji Provia 100F for 1/60 seconds by the use
of a Nikkor 4D filter.