Corona: outstretched crown of light

The corona, a beautiful crown of light around the dark side of the moon,
where extremely hot gasses (temperature: 2 million degrees!) are moving along
the magnetic field lines of the sun.

Photo made at 14.10 local time, 400mm telephotolens with a 2x converter,
f/11, 1/2 second on Kodak Ektachrome 100S film.
Copyright photo: Robert Wielinga