Location of photoGates County, NC
Date/Time of photo2008-FEB20 9:46 PM EST
EquipmentPrime focus through Meade 8-inch f/6 Newtonian OTA on Losmandy G-11 mount. Camera was Canon Digital Rebel XTi. Camera was set to Program AE mode, -2 stops underexposure. Actual exposure was 2.5 seconds at ISO 100.
DescriptionTaken just prior to beginning of totality, the photo shows a blue fringe at the rim of the umbral shadow, indicicative of Danjon L = 4.0