Boy viewing a total solar eclipse

Boy viewing a total solar eclipse

R104/0087 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 68.6MB

Downloadable file size: 5.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Eclipse viewing. Young boy watching a total solar eclipse. A reflection of the eclipse can be seen in the lenses of his glasses. The Sun should not be viewed through normal dark glasses as the eye can easily be damaged. Special lenses are used which filter out much of the harmful radiation. Solar eclipses occur when the Moon passes in front of the Sun as seen from Earth. As the Moon appears almost exactly the same size as the Sun from Earth, the whole solar disc is blocked out in most eclipses. This allows the fine structure of the hot solar corona (white) to be seen.

Release details: Model release available. Property release not required.

Keywords: amateur astronomer, astronomical, astronomy, boy, boy viewing, concept, conceptual, corona, eclipse, equipment, glasses, instrument, solar, solar eclipse

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.