Arch. Myriam B. Mahiques Curriculum Vitae

Friday, January 29, 2010

Eclipses and Sun, digital paintings


On Friday, 2010 January 15, an annular eclipse of the Sun is visible from within a 300-km-wide track that traverses half of Earth. The path of the Moon's antumbral shadow begins in Africa and passes through Chad, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, and Somalia. After leaving Africa, the path crosses the Indian Ocean where the maximum duration of annularity reaches 11 min 08 s. The central path then continues into Asia through Bangladesh, India, Burma (Myanmar), and China. A partial eclipse is seen within the much broader path of the Moon's penumbral shadow, which includes eastern Europe, most of Africa, Asia, and Indonesia.

Dark Moon

Sun 1

Big Bang

Eclipse 1
All digital paintings by Myriam Mahiques
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  1. Qué sorpresa! vengo por tu blog y me encuentro esta maravilla!

  2. Ana, muchas gracias! yo también quedé encantada con tu blog, pero no tuve tiempo de verlo en detalle, me resultó más rápido encontrarte en Twitter, mañana seguramente te visito con más tiempo. Buen fin de semana!



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