Total solar eclipse, La Silla Observatory, 2019 (Panoramic image)

On 2 July 2019 a total solar eclipse passed over ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. The eclipse lasted roughly two and a half hours, with almost two minutes of totality at 20:39 UT, and was visible across a narrow band of Chile and Argentina. To celebrate this rare event ESO invited 1000 people, including dignitaries, school children, the media, researchers, and the general public, to come to the Observatory to watch the eclipse from this unique location.

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About the Image

Id:eso1912o
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 July 2019, 02:00
Related releases:eso1912
Size:15737 x 4093 px

About the Object

Name:La Silla, Sun
Type:Solar System : Sky Phenomenon : Eclipse : Solar : Total
Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Category:La Silla
Solar System

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