Amazing shots from the total eclipse November 2012
Solar Eclipse 2012 (NASA photo)
On November 13/14, 2012 the sun was totally eclipsed by the moon.
The total solar eclipse was only visible over a narrow range of sites, especially in northern Australia.
The Eclipse Gallery follows the page break.
The two NASA videos can be seen by clicking through to Flickr.
On the morning of Nov. 13th the Moon will pass directly in front of the sun in Australia
By Dr. Tony Phillips, NASA – People from around the world are converging on the coast of northeast Australia.
The attraction isn’t the Great Barrier Reef, just offshore, or the surrounding rain forests full of wildlife and exotic plants. Continue reading
Rain has fallen below 30% for three months with no end in sight
Noah looks in vain for the water fountain on Victoria Row, Charlottetown (photo by Steven Daniel McKenna)
Charlottetown and PEI in general is having its worst summer in decades for heat without rain.
As of July 15th, Charlottetown has only received 4.25″ (108 mm) of rain since May.
Normally, 9″ (230 mm) of rain would have fallen in the same time.
Noah Clements and all the other children who like to play in the fountain on Victoria Row will be disappointed unless rain starts falling, which is not in the forecast. Continue reading
The Prius is a fun, comfortable car with the highest gas mileage
Toyota Prius 61 mpg at 56 miles per hour
We bought the Prius three years ago because it was a fun gizmo car that promised high gas mileage.
40,000 miles later the car has not disappointed.
I tested the gas mileage this week on a trip to Halifax and the top mileage was 61 miles per gallon, or 3.8 liters per 100 kilometers. Continue reading
Fransen is stalking the woodlands this spring with beautiful results
All photographs by Fransen, copyright all rights reserved, used with permission.
The May 20, 2012 Solar Eclipse from Flickr
Click on the image to start the slide show.
For a detailed explanation of this years solar eclipse, see Solar Eclipse Sunday May 20 2012
Thanks to all the photographers in the western United States, Japan and the far east for sharing their photographs.
All photographs Creative Commons posted on Flickr, some rights reserved. See individual photographs for the details.