Can you spot it?
The painting shows the solar corona and the diamond ring effect visible when sunlight flows only between mountains on the Moon. The person depicted viewing it all is St Benedict undergoing a religious experience. Perhaps he is marveling at the amazing coincidence of the moon subtending nearly the same angle as the sun when viewed from earth. Do ya think?
This painting was done in 1735, before solar eclipses were seriously studied. The painter, Cosmas Damian Asam, not only captures a complete solar eclipse, but also the sun's corona and the diamond ring effect.