Awe and disappointment greet longest solar eclipse of the century as cloud and rain obscure spectacle
A mixture of awe and disappointment greeted the longest solar eclipse of the 21st century as it cut a path across Asia and out into the Pacific.
Jay M Pasachoff, an astronomer and eclipse chaser reporting for the New York Times TierneyLab science blog, described the diamond rings seen at the totality of the eclipse as "spectacular". Japan also enjoyed some of the clearest views of the totality of the eclipse, as this striking footage from NHK television shows.The solar eclipse of July 22, 2009 was the longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century, lasting as much as 6 minutes and 39 seconds in some places
you guys try to understand what the japanese talk about okay!..one thing for sure, they were talking about the eclipse, no doubt..heh..
be patient ..let the video buffer first, only then you can press play..
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