Location of photoReno, Nevada
Date/Time of photoMay 20, 2012
EquipmentImage taken with a Canon EOS Digital Rebel SLR camera on a Takahashi FS-78 refractor (78mm) with a Thousand Oaks Optical Type 2+ solar filter. ASA 100 and exposure 1/2000 sec.
DescriptionAs the partial phase of the annular eclipse on May 20, 2012, was ending, I happened to be shooting a rapid sequence of images when I caught an airplane flying across the face of the partially eclipsed Sun! It was a lucky shot.