Mach bands change asymmetrically during solar eclipses

John Ross, M.R. Diamond, David Badcock

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Observations made during two partial eclipses of the Sun show that the Mach bandson shadows cast by the Sun disappear and reappear asymmetrically as an eclipse progresses.These changes can be explained as due to changes in the shape of the penumbras of shadows asthe visible portion of the Sun forms crescents of different orientation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)767-770
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2003


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