Photo Gallery:Annular Solar Eclipse (May 20, 2012)
Annular Solar Eclipse (May 20, 2012)
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DateMay 20, 2012 @ 7:19pm
EquipmentCanon SX100 on a small tripod
DescriptionThe eclipse setting behind the mountain in Phoenix as shot from Mesa. One of a series of ~ 50 pictures showing the eclipse setting from the beginning of the set to the end.
LocationWestern Kaibab Plateau, Arizona
Date2012-05-21, 01:34:41 UT
Equipment150 mm f/8.0 achromat, Herschel wedge, ND 3.0 filter, 10 nm fwhm @ 540 nm narrowband dielectric filter, Explore Scientific 100 deg afov f=14 mm eyepiece, Canon Powershot 100 HS. Exposure: 1/60 sec, f/2.8, ISO 1600, f=5 mm.
DescriptionApproximately mid-eclipse, as seen from the western edge of the Kaibab Plateau, Arizona.
Date05-20-2012, at 07:34 P.M. MDT
EquipmentMeade 4.5 inch, f/8 newtonian. Fitted with a Orion 5.81" solar glass filter. Taken with a Olympus C-750 UZ. 1/320 sec. at f/2.8, ISO 50. Processed in Adobe Photoshop CS.
DescriptionBeautiful solar eclipse from Northern New Mexico, right around the point of total annularity. The land around us got noticeably darker and cooler as the sun slowly became (mostly) blocked out by the Moon.
LocationDevine Lake, Leander, Texas
DateMay 20, 2012 8:15pm
EquipmentNikon D40 200mm zoom lens at F5.6
DescriptionSolar Eclipse over Devine Lake in Leander Tx.
LocationNear Thoreau, NM
Date8PM May 20 2012
EquipmentNikon D7000, Sigma 50-500mm lens
DescriptionPartial eclipse (after annular) at sunset.
EquipmentFUJIFILM FinPix S5100 ISO 64, 1/1287secs, F2.83 57mm, Hand held.
DescriptionClouds obscuring sun enough to expose without filters.
LocationSouth Rim Grand Canyon AZ.
Date5-21-2012 1:33 UT
EquipmentLosmandy G-11 Astro-Tech AT111EDT ED Refractor Canon 5D
Description2nd Contact during the Annular Eclipse as views from the South Rim Grand Canyon in Az.
LocationSunspot National Solar Observatory NM
DateMay 20 at 7:30PM
EquipmentNikon D40 with 200mm zoom
DescriptionUsed welders glass filter #14 shade to block upper part
Date5/20/2012 Between 17:30 & 19:30
EquipmentOrion ST80 telescope. Astro-Tech Voyager mount, Canon G-11 camera, A-focal using a 40mm eyepiece. Seymour Solar film filter.
DescriptionA composite of the Annular eclipse, as witnessed from Page, AZ. Some sunspots can be seen in the frames.
DateMay 20, 2012
EquipmentCoronado SolarMax 60, Canon EOS Xsi, 2X Barlo, exposure time set to auto, PhotoShop auto levels.
DescriptionFlew up over Northern California searching for clear skies. Finally turned right to Fallon Nevada. Hitched a ride to the center line of the eclipse and began capturing images at five second intervals. As the eclipse approached second contact, began to see prominences projecting past the edge of the moon. At second contact, prominences and bailey's beads appeared at the top, and a sunspot at the bottom of the image.