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.

Flash composite of 42 images.  Click on the image 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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