The 2006 Eclipse: The Planets

Sun and Venus

The eclipsed Sun with Venus closer to the horizon.


Venus (top left) visible with the naked eye before, during and after totality.


Mercury (bottom right) with the eclipsed Sun was only spotted by the determined.

KryssTal Related Pages

The 2006 eclipse main page.

Maps of the path of the 2006 eclipse from Fred Espenak and eclipse details at the observation site.

Venus and Mercury were both photographed during the eclipse.

Accounts, comments and photos from or about the 2006 eclipse sent to this web site are reproduced here.

People from the 2006 eclipse.

Turkish newspapers from the 2006 eclipse.

The excitement during totality is such that not all photos come out as expected.

Travel photos from Turkey.