Tree leaves becoming “pinhole cameras” during the Annular Solar Eclipse.

annular solar eclipse The longest, annular (like a ring) Solar Eclipse of the millennium happened today (15th January 2010).

When the annular eclipse was at its peak in the region from where I was watching it (Nugegoda, Sri Lanka), I saw some peculiar shadows on the ground. It occurred to me only after several seconds that they are caused by the Solar Eclipse! Read the rest of this entry »