ABOUT THIS SITE
About the site and eclipse chasing
How to contact Joe Cali
PAST ECLIPSE CHASES
and photographs of past eclipses]
[site surveys, expedition
planning, research and analysis]
[lunar eclipses, comets, other phenomena]
[Geometry of eclipses for teachers and students]
IN AUSTRALIA 2000 - 2040
A gradually developing guide to the many eclipses in Australia
over the next few years.
New / feature
WOW! WOW! WOW!
SPECTACULAR ANNULAR SOLAR ECLIPSE SEEN AS SUN RISES OVER THE OUTBACK
May 10, 2013 Great Sandy Desert, Australia. Distorted ring of fire rises over the desert
UPCOMING ANNULAR SOLAR ECLIPSE
May 10, 2013 Australia and the Pacific
Planning on travelling to see this eclipse then READ THIS
TOTAL SUCCESS! AT LAST NOVEMBER'S SOLAR ECLIPSE
detailed eclipse report for TSE2012 from members of my tour group sread over 7 locations
TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE
NOVEMBER 14, 2012 [FOR ENTHUSIAST ECLIPSE CHASERS EXPERTS]
detailed site survey of
the Cairns region for TSE2012, general path description and comments
observing from other parts of Australia, other attractions
in the Cairns region.
TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE NOVEMBER !14, 2012. [FOR NOVICES]
a detailed description for first time eclipse chasers describing what you should expect to see on eclipse day.
Information on how to safely observe the eclipse.
PARTIAL SOLAR ECLIPSE NOVEMBER !14, 2012.
What will it look like from your town or city?
HOW WILL TIDES AFFECT VIEWING PROSPECTS FROM THE BEACH AT THE CAIRNS SOLAR ECLIPSE?
An incoming king tide will make use of the beach to observe the eclipse
a difficult prospect. In this article,
I've generated time and tide
profiles to predict the tide heights at imprtant stages of the eclipse.
ECLIPSE PHOTOGRAPHY FOR BEGINNERS
Three easy photographic
projects that anyone can do that will leave you
with a nice souvenir
and free to enjoy the spectacle.
SOLAR FILTERS FOR ECLIPSES
MAKING YOUR OWN MOUNTING FOR A THIN FILM SOLAR FILTER
TRANSIT OF VENUS 6th JUNE 2012****
PHOTOESSAY : - SUNRISE FROM 15 METRES BELOW SEA LEVEL
A TALE OF TEN ECLIPSES
In this article I describe the long slow evolution of the equipment I use for eclipse chasing.
SUCCESS IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC
On JULY 11 2010, the nine members of our private expedition to Tatakoto
were treated to a fantastic
spectacle in one of the most beautiful
settings that we've ever visited any time let alone while observing
total eclipse. Reports from all nine group members. Direct link to Joe's report & pictures for TSE 2010.
OBSERVING THE 2012 TRANSIT OF
VENUS FROM AUSTRALIA
On June 4, 2012
a transit of Venus is visible from a large part of the Earth's
suface. The whole transit is visible from the Pacific rim. Australia
has the best combination of obseving geometry and weather prospects
in the world.
Use these tables as a guide to set exposures For photographing
eclipses low to the horizon