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Author:Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Description: Hosted by the Exploratorium in San Francisco, the eclipse party on August 11, 1999 brought hundreds of people to the science center's first-ever all-night event. Broadcast live on the Exploratorium's Web site, the eclipse coverage proved a triumph for the technicians and camera operators, who captured amazing images of the sun's face blotted out by the moon, leaving just a beaded ring of brilliant light against a darkened, star-pocked sky...

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