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Images from the 1932 solar eclipse.

1932 Eclipse #41

1932 Eclipse #41

The interesting phenomenon of the "diamond ring effect" is specially noticeable.

RASC Hamilton Centre—1932 Eclipse
Scanned by Colin Haig
 
These slides are from the August 31st, 1932 solar eclipse expedition in Acton Vale, Quebec. There was an 8mm film that somebody (no idea who) transferred key frames to 35mm slides. I am not sure when actually that transfer was done or when the slides were developed. I scanned these (2006-02-11 through 2006-04-06) using a NIKON Coolscan V ED at highest resolution.

1932 Eclipse #40

1932 Eclipse #40

Almost totality.

RASC Hamilton Centre—1932 Eclipse
Scanned by Colin Haig
 
These slides are from the August 31st, 1932 solar eclipse expedition in Acton Vale, Quebec. There was an 8mm film that somebody (no idea who) transferred key frames to 35mm slides. I am not sure when actually that transfer was done or when the slides were developed. I scanned these (2006-02-11 through 2006-04-06) using a NIKON Coolscan V ED at highest resolution.

1932 Eclipse #39

1932 Eclipse #39

The outline of the moon appears against the corona. (Note the little bird in yet another cartoon.)

RASC Hamilton Centre—1932 Eclipse
Scanned by Colin Haig
 
These slides are from the August 31st, 1932 solar eclipse expedition in Acton Vale, Quebec. There was an 8mm film that somebody (no idea who) transferred key frames to 35mm slides. I am not sure when actually that transfer was done or when the slides were developed. I scanned these (2006-02-11 through 2006-04-06) using a NIKON Coolscan V ED at highest resolution.

1932 Eclipse #38

1932 Eclipse #38

Eclipse coming, approaching totality.

RASC Hamilton Centre—1932 Eclipse
Scanned by Colin Haig
 
These slides are from the August 31st, 1932 solar eclipse expedition in Acton Vale, Quebec. There was an 8mm film that somebody (no idea who) transferred key frames to 35mm slides. I am not sure when actually that transfer was done or when the slides were developed. I scanned these (2006-02-11 through 2006-04-06) using a NIKON Coolscan V ED at highest resolution.

1932 Eclipse #37

1932 Eclipse #37

The clouds again close in until near totality when the next sight is obtained.

RASC Hamilton Centre—1932 Eclipse
Scanned by Colin Haig
 
These slides are from the August 31st, 1932 solar eclipse expedition in Acton Vale, Quebec. There was an 8mm film that somebody (no idea who) transferred key frames to 35mm slides. I am not sure when actually that transfer was done or when the slides were developed. I scanned these (2006-02-11 through 2006-04-06) using a NIKON Coolscan V ED at highest resolution.

1932 Eclipse #36

1932 Eclipse #36

Eclipse well under progress.

RASC Hamilton Centre—1932 Eclipse
Scanned by Colin Haig
 
These slides are from the August 31st, 1932 solar eclipse expedition in Acton Vale, Quebec. There was an 8mm film that somebody (no idea who) transferred key frames to 35mm slides. I am not sure when actually that transfer was done or when the slides were developed. I scanned these (2006-02-11 through 2006-04-06) using a NIKON Coolscan V ED at highest resolution.

1932 Eclipse #35

1932 Eclipse #35

About 2'30 the clouds partly disperse and the first view is obtained.

RASC Hamilton Centre—1932 Eclipse
Scanned by Colin Haig
 
These slides are from the August 31st, 1932 solar eclipse expedition in Acton Vale, Quebec. There was an 8mm film that somebody (no idea who) transferred key frames to 35mm slides. I am not sure when actually that transfer was done or when the slides were developed. I scanned these (2006-02-11 through 2006-04-06) using a NIKON Coolscan V ED at highest resolution.

1932 Eclipse #34

1932 Eclipse #34

Front view - there is no blocking filter on the front.

RASC Hamilton Centre—1932 Eclipse
Scanned by Colin Haig
 
These slides are from the August 31st, 1932 solar eclipse expedition in Acton Vale, Quebec. There was an 8mm film that somebody (no idea who) transferred key frames to 35mm slides. I am not sure when actually that transfer was done or when the slides were developed. I scanned these (2006-02-11 through 2006-04-06) using a NIKON Coolscan V ED at highest resolution.

1932 Eclipse #33

1932 Eclipse #33

Inserting the filter.

RASC Hamilton Centre—1932 Eclipse
Scanned by Colin Haig
 
These slides are from the August 31st, 1932 solar eclipse expedition in Acton Vale, Quebec. There was an 8mm film that somebody (no idea who) transferred key frames to 35mm slides. I am not sure when actually that transfer was done or when the slides were developed. I scanned these (2006-02-11 through 2006-04-06) using a NIKON Coolscan V ED at highest resolution.

1932 Eclipse #32

1932 Eclipse #32

Camera alignment.

RASC Hamilton Centre—1932 Eclipse
Scanned by Colin Haig
 
These slides are from the August 31st, 1932 solar eclipse expedition in Acton Vale, Quebec. There was an 8mm film that somebody (no idea who) transferred key frames to 35mm slides. I am not sure when actually that transfer was done or when the slides were developed. I scanned these (2006-02-11 through 2006-04-06) using a NIKON Coolscan V ED at highest resolution.

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