- Partial Solar Eclipse -

10/Jun/2002, Foster City, California, USA



I mounted my 3.5" Orion Solar Filter on the 12"LX200 by using a trashcan lid.



Partial Solar Eclipse Sequence

This is the sequence I observed. The corresponding times are :
17:09 17:24 17:32 17:40 17:50 17:56 18:00 18:10 18:16 18:25 18:35 18:45 19:05


Partial Solar Eclipse Animated Sequence

This is the animated sequence of the above partial eclipse.



Partial Solar Eclipse Scope Setup

I used my 12" to take some zoom images and piggy-back my 500mm for the standard pictures.



Partial Solar Eclipse at Max

This is the climax with 72% at 18:15 Pacific Time.



Partial Solar Eclipse Zoom at 18:24

Zooming in on one of the spots / contour of the Moon at 18:24.



Partial Solar Eclipse Moon Surface at 18:50

The surface of the moon is kinda visible through it's contours at 18:50.



Partial Solar Eclipse Clear Shot at 18:55

A decent clear shot at 18:55.



Partial Solar Eclipse Animated Sequence

... There was a lot of sweating involved... ;-)






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