Partial Solar Eclipse from UK

March 29, 2006


Date: 2006-03-29 10:25 GMT

Location: Wiltshire UK
Conditions: windy, poor seeing, mainly cloudy with breaks
Optics: Astro Physics 155 EDF working at f/7.1
Mount: AP 900 GTO on Portable Pier
Camera: Canon 20D
Guiding: No guiding - mount tracking at solar rate
Exposure: 1/100 sec

Processing: None

Notes: The time of this exposure (10:25 GMT) was 7 minutes prior to maximum eclipse. There were very infrequent clear breaks - I had intended to set a higher shutter speed using higher ISO towards maximum eclipse but the clear breaks ran out.




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