Total solar eclipse of 2008 August 1st from China | Philippe MOREL

Philippe MOREL
Location of photo
Weizixia, near Yiwu, China
Date/Time of photo
2008/08/01 10h10 to 10h12 UT
Telephoto lense Zenit FS12, focal lenght : 300mm focal ratio : 4.5, Radial blur of 10° on 37 exposures from 1/1600e to 0.4 sec exposure duration. Digital camera Canon 350D defiltred.
A large corona of seven solar diameters on a very clear sky. The star which can be seen across the western corona is Asellus Australis (Delta Cancrii), mag 3.9.
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