Ian Anderson 1:56 p.m., Jan. 27
Mexican federales, soldiers in full uniform armed with rifles, patrolling the sand amongst the telescopes
Posted July 25, 1991
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A gaggle of astronomy nuts on the tip of Baja
What they saw was astonishing — gigantic prominences, red sheets of burning gas hundreds of thousands of miles high, shooting out from the sun’s surface on three sides. “It’s on fire all around,” one woman exclaimed.