Bob and Cathy See The Start of the 1999 Eclipse

Last Touched 1999 December 14

In 1999, Bob and Cathy drove to Sandy Point State (Maryland) Park near Annapolis, MD to view the very start of the 1999 total eclipse of the Sun. From eastern Maryland, just a tiny selection of the Sun was covered, just as the Sun rose on August 11, 1999 at 6:14 am. It was a pretty morning, very warm with a very stiff breeze coming in off the Chesapeake Bay. Bob and Cathy took a couple of images.

Cathy captured this image with a digital camera. We had this image on the net by 8:30am!

Bob captured this image with a Nikon Camera, a Nikkor 300mm lense, Kodak 200 ISO Gold film, scanned from the color negative.

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