Eclipse 1999

Mounts Bay
09.00 BST Preparations at Plymouth Hoe
09.30 BST Moonshadow approaches the UK
09.58 BST First contact from RAF Hercules
10.21 BST From RAF Hercules
10.41 BST Alderney, Channel Islands
10.59 BST Alderney, Channel Islands
11.05 BST Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, London
11.06 BST St Michael's Mount, Penzance, Cornwall
11.12 BST Totality hits the UK
11.13 BST St Michael's Mount at totality
11.13 BST Eclipse watchers in darkness, Penzance
11.15 BST The 'diamond ring' effect
The 'diamond ring' effect