Darkness at Noon (well slightly dim at 9.30am)

20th March 2015

Today was the day of the solar eclipse. Around 9.30 this morning the moon would block out about 95% of the sun. However, in Lochaber we did not need the moon to block out the sun’s rays, as is often the case we had a nice thick layer of cloud to do that.¬†However, it did get noticeable darker around 9.30 this morning. It stayed claggy through the day with some light drizzle. Looking much better for tomorrow.

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Behold the mighty eclipse. The sky did go a bit darker (although may not as dark as this photo suggest).

 

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Some layers of icy rime on the grass at 1200 metres.

 

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It was generally pretty soggy and damp at higher levels such as here on the Aonach Mor plateau.

 

 

 

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