Astronomy and astrophotography under California stars
Solar Annular Eclipse
May 20, 2012
Solar Annular Eclipse of May 20, 2012 from Panaca, Nevada, with a Canon 60Da and Takahashi FSQ-106EDX-III. Click the image for a larger version.
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Optics Takahashi FSQ-106ED X-III at f/5.0
Camera Canon EOS 60Da
Mount Astro-Physics Mach1-GTO German Equatorial Go-To Mount
Exposure 1/2000th of a second at ISO 100
Calibration 0 darks | 0 flats | 0 bias
Air Temperature 82°F
Accessories Thousand Oaks white light solar film
Location BLM land near the Delmue Ranch, Nevada (Just east of Panaca and Pioche, NV)
Date May 20, 2012 (Left: 6:31PM | Center: 6:33PM | Right: 6:36PM)
Notes Processing: Image acquisition with Canon EOS Utility. Sharpen, crop, resize, coloration, collage presentation and JPG compression in Photoshop.

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