[Posted on Aug 23, 2017 | 6 views]
Throughout the area, people stopped what they were doing to get a glimpse of Monday’s solar eclipse. Here, people gathered at the Mathews Community Labyrinth in front of Kingston Episcopal Church to watch. Photo by Reed Lawson
Photographer Stephen Blue of Deltaville went to Cross Plains, Tennessee, just a few yards off the exact centerline of the eclipse, to capture these images. The dots on the surface of the sun are sunspots.
Photographer Stephen Blue of Deltaville mounted his camera and a 600mm sports lens onto a computerized sky-tracking tripod and tracked the sun across the sky for over four hours.
Photographer Stephen Blue of Deltaville (who works for the Gloucester County Department of Information Technology) said it's “nice to have friends who have cool toys.”
Photographer Stephen Blue of Deltaville went to Cross Plains, Tennessee, just a few yards off the exact centerline of the eclipse, to capture this and other images.
Photographer Stephen Blue of Deltaville went to Cross Plains, Tennessee, just a few yards off the exact centerline of the eclipse, to capture this and other images.
Sophie Kissman of Gloucester,left, and Clara Wood of Mathews were among the spectators Monday at the solar eclipse viewing event at Ware Academy. Both girls are students at Ware. Photo by Kim Robins
Parents participated in the solar eclipse viewing at Ware Academy, as well. Here, Stacie and Christian Martin gaze at the phenomenon. Photo by Kim Robins
 

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Gazing up to the heavens

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