Jet Wash | Ranny Heflin

Ranny Heflin
Location of photo
Above Hard Rock Casino Pavilion, Albuquerque NM
Date/Time of photo
20 May, 2012
Equipment: Hap Griffith modified 18mb Canon 60D 1/1000sec ISO 100 Orion Full-Aperture Solar Filter Orion ED80T CF Refractor f/6 Televue 2X Powermate (f/12)
During the early stages of the Annular Eclipse on 20 May 2012 in Albuquerque NM, a Jet crossed in front of the Sun. Less than a minute before, the jet had taken off from the airport at Albuquerque NM. The hot jet wash distorts the eclipse view as the airliner climbs away.