It’s Monday afternoon, and we just experienced a total solar eclipse here in Nashville. I wasn’t all that excited, but I must stay it turned out to be pretty neat. I was able to snap some pictures by putting my eclipse glasses over my iPhone camera lens. This photo shows the sun at its usual state.
This photo was taken 15 minutes before totality. The sun is small, but you can clearly see the crescent shape.
Here’s another shot of the crescent:
By the time totality hit just before 1:30pm, the birds and insects were making their nighttime noises, which was quite strange. Through our glasses, we watched the sun disappear completely. Then we removed our glasses and were blown away. My camera didn’t pick up the image, but this photo is a near-exact representation of what we saw:
Were you able to see the solar eclipse? What did you think?