The August 21st eclipse of the sun begins just outside Greenville, SC. Note the sun spots that visible on the surface of the sun.
Close up of total eclipse and the corona.
Diamond Ring effect.
The sun begins to return.
Reduced expose reveals streams of solar light emanating from behind the moon.
Total eclipse revealing the sun's corona. The star Regulus is at 10 o'clock to the sun.
Artistic license with the colors of the eclipse.