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Expedition to the Total Eclipse of the Sun, Day 5

Expedition to the Total Eclipse of the Sun, Day 5

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Bill Diamond, SETI Institute CEO, along with colleagues and scientists, is on their way on an expedition to see the total eclipse of the Sun happening on December 4, 2021. Today is the 5th day on this adventure and the team has made it to land! Bill shows us around Gold Harbour, South Georgia. An island inhabited by King Penguins and other amazing wildlife.

Follow us on these daily vlogs and join in on this once in a lifetime experience.

Images from Bill Diamond on this day:

Penguins, fur seals, elephant seals, weaners (baby seals) mountains and more... all images credit: Bill Diamond.

Bill Diamond offshore at South Georgia Island

View of the island with ice capped mountains 1

View of the snowy coast with beautiful turquoise waters

View of the coast with a mountain peak and beautiful full clouds

More beautiful mountain ranges

Amazing clouds off the coast


Vertical image of the Mountains


King Penguin


More King Penguins

Seals resting

Penguins with the beautiful South Georgian backdrop

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Interview with Dr. Shadia Habbal on the purpose of this expedition:

Interview with Dr. Madhulika Guhathakurta on her perspective on these eclipse observations:…




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