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Monthly Archives: July 2009


As an extension of our trip to see the solar eclipse, we visited Tibet where we also successfully viewed Mt. Everest. Click on the image to see more shots of Mt. Everest by moonlight.

Mt. Everest by Moonlight

Mt. Everest by Moonlight

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The total solar eclipse of 2009 was again in China.  Though the weather made things very touch-and-go, we managed to successfully view it.  Click on the photo to check out the whole eclipse story.

2009 Total Solar Eclipse

2009 Total Solar Eclipse

Moonrise view from the White Mountains

Moonrise view from the White Mountains

Moonrise against the earths shadow.

Moonrise against the earths shadow.

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The shot at right shows the moon rising against the shadow of the earth, which was cast while the sun was setting. These shots were taken from the Grand View Campground of the White Mountains in California.