The 2012 annular eclipse was only visible from China to the midwestern US, but this time-lapse video — assembled from 700 individual shots — gives the rest of us a look at what people saw in Redding, California. The images, taken every 60 seconds, were shot through a Coronado Solar Max 60 Double Stacked Hydrogen Alpha Solar Telescope. A filter on the telescope shows the sun's chromosphere, a thin layer with large solar plumes. The whole video, only about a minute long, is a beautiful way to preserve something that was last visible back in 1994.