Eclipse 2001 Zimbabwe

The site of the eclipse, at least  for travellers with Explorers Tours, was the River Ruya (or Ruia?), on the NW border between Mozambique and Zimbabwe. The picture composite below shows the scene looking North towards the river with the Sun moving right to left across the sky. Food and drink on the left with ladies toilet facilities to the right. Gentlemen - just be careful!


Scene looking North towards the river with the Sun moving right to left across the sky
A sketch map of the site is shown with some GPS location names

The eclipse was mesmerising.


We all went with Explorers. Well done Explorers Tours, not forgetting John, Wayne and Daniel.


The two images below show left simple eyepiece projection onto shadowed card with an audience (maybe?) of one and Kevin Smith right setting up with a big audience because of his hi-tech video capture kit. It was lead/acid battery driven. Kevin must have paid a fortune in excess baggage!?


The image table below shows some details of the activity on the day.

Can you see yourself?


At bottom right are Brian and Rob from Harrogate AS with Wayne.

Brian is toasting the eclipse experience with Brandy.

The day after the eclipse Graham, Brian and Rob went to the Harare National Art Gallery. Well worth the visit.


by Unknown ADAS member

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