Solar Eclipse, May 20 2012

I used a Meade LX200GPS 10" telescope equipped with a Neutral Density-5 Solar Filter. Images were taken at prime focus with an F6.3 Focal Reducer in front of the 35mm camera.

Time Lapse composite of 42 images

Composite of 42 images.  Click here to view a larger version.

Solar Eclipse -- Maximum

Maximum eclipse at my location in Livermore, CA.

 Videos of composite images: (small: 247 KB wmv, large: 2.27 MB wmv)

eclipse through leaves of tree - wide

Eclipse through tree - close up

Maximum eclipse seen through the leaves of a tree

Telescope with solar filter attached

My telescope with solar filter attached

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