Medium corona | Pierre Arpin

Pierre Arpin
Location of photo
Hao atoll
Date/Time of photo
july 11th 2010 @ 08h 43m local
Modified Nikon D40 with cable release coupled with a 500 mm f/5 mirror telephoto mounted on an ordinary tripod. No drive.
This picture is a part of a sequence of 3 exp /sec taken trying to catch the formation of Baily's beads just before totality. This image shows 5 beads seconds before totality. Exposure time : 1/1000 sec @ ISO 200