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Corona, Mulia Beach, Penyak, Bangka Island - Indonesia       18-17 March 1988

Corona, Mulia Beach, Penyak, Bangka Island - Indonesia       18-17 March 1988

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The sun rose behind a thunderhead which vanished by twenty minutes before totality. The corona appears behind high thin cirrus. It shows the dipolar configuration typical of solar minimum, however, the two prominences seen at opposite sides of the moon heralded what became a very active solar maximum.

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