When the sun played hide-and-seek

The annular solar eclipse on January 15th provided a good opportunity for a live physics lesson. Several children and adults gathered on the terrace of Mayflower block of Brigade Millennium to view the eclipse through solar goggles and simple pin-hole cameras. 

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Balakrishnan explaining the working of the pin-hole camera. Pic: Arathi Manay Yajaman.

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Children trying out the pin-hole camera themselves. Pic: Arathi Manay Yajaman.

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The image of the eclipse captured by the pin-hole camera. Pic: Arathi Manay Yajaman.

About Arathi Manay Yajaman 33 Articles
Arathi is market researcher who loves to run and write. She has been actively involved in issues that affect citizens, including apartment management, waste management and lakes. She currently lives in Mumbai and is Community Anchor with Citizen Matters.