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Included below are photographs from the 1998 Total Solar
Eclipse as seen from Boca Tabla National Park on the island
of Curacao, Netherlands Antilles. Click
here for a descriptive narrative of this event
All of the 1998 Total Solar Eclipse images were taken on
February 26, 1998, from Boca Tabla, Curacao, N.A. All of
the photographs (save one) were taken at prime focus of
a Celestron C-8 telescope with optical reduction to f/6.3.
ASA 100 Kodak Professional color negative film (PRN) was
used. The smaller scale image was also taken on Kodak Professional
color negative film, with an 85mm lens at f/2.8. Exposure
was 1/30th of a second. Cameras were ancient Pentax Spotmatics.
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