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Eye Safety

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Further Reading

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Astrophotography Basics, Kodak Customer Service Pamphlet P150, Eastman Kodak, Rochester, 1988.

Brewer, B., Eclipse, Earth View, Seattle, 1991.

Brunier, S., Luminet, J. M., Dunlop, S., Glorious Eclipses, Cambridge University Press, NY, 2001.

Covington, M., Astrophotography for the Amateur, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1999.

Espenak, F., "Total Eclipse of the Sun," Petersen's PhotoGraphic, June 1991, p. 32.

Golub, L., and Pasachoff, J. M., The Solar Corona, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997.

Golub, L., and Pasachoff, J., Nearest Star: The Exciting Science of Our Sun, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 2002.

Guillermeir, P., and Koutchmy, Total Eclipses: Science, Observations, Myths and Legends, Springer Verlag, Chichester,1999.

Harrington, P. S., Eclipse!, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1997.

Harris, J., and Talcott, R., Chasing the Shadow, Kalmbach Pub., Waukesha, 1994.

Irwin, A., Africa and Madagascar - Total Eclipse 2001 and 2002, Pradt, Bucks (UK), 2000.

Littmann, M., Willcox, K. and Espenak, F. Totality, Eclipses of the Sun, Oxford University Press, New York, 1999.

Mucke, H., and Meeus, J., Canon of Solar Eclipses: -2003 to +2526, Astronomisches Bčro, Vienna, 1983.

North, G., Advanced Amateur Astronomy, Edinburgh University Press, 1991.

Oppolzer, T. R. von, Canon of Eclipses, Dover Publications, New York, 1962.

Ottewell, G., The Under-Standing of Eclipses, Astronomical Workshop, Greenville, SC, 1991.

Pasachoff, J. M., and Covington, M., Cambridge Guide to Eclipse Photography, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge and New York, 1993.

Pasachoff, J. M., Field Guide to the Stars and Planets, 4rd edition, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 2000.

Reynolds, M. D., and Sweetsir, R. A., Observe Eclipses, Astronomical League, Washington, DC, 1995.

Sherrod, P. C., A Complete Manual of Amateur Astronomy, Prentice-Hall, 1981.

Steel, D., Eclipse, Joseph Henry Press, Washington DC, 2001..

Zirker, J. B., Total Eclipses of the Sun, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1995.

Zirker, J. B., Journey from the Center of the Sun, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2002.

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