You can just barely see the sun poking through the clouds (just above the palm tree). Luckily our tour guides say that the projected weather for our eclipse viewing site near La Serena is for clear cloudless skies. Great!
|Waiting for the July 2 eclipse shows that Santiago, Chile, might always be clouded out (Source: Palmia Observatory)|
|Resident Astronomers pose in front of some of the tallest building in South America (Source: Palmia Observatory)|
|Professor Jay Pasachoff addresses our eclipse tour group (Source: Palmia Observatory)|
|OC Astronomers George and Peggy enjoy touring the Valmonte Winery in Chile (Source: Palmia Observatory)|
Finally on the way back to our hotel in Santiago, we had a chance for a photo stop showing the Valparaíso harbor and cityscape view. Beautiful!
|Beautiful coastline in Valparaiso Chile (Source: Palmia Observatory)|