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Solar eclipse montage 2017 August 21

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Observer
David Arditti
Time of observation
21/08/2017 - 18:19
Object
Total eclipse of the Sun
Observing location
Jefferson College, Hillsboro, Missouri, USA
Equipment
66mm refractor ~f11
Thousand Oaks Type 2+ glass filter
Canon EOS 350D camera
Skywatcher Star Adventurer mount
Exposure
Various
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The sky was clear from this site except for some cloud between first and second contacts. Shots of totality were not as sharp as those of the partial phases, due possibly to the large temperature change affecting the aluminium telescope. Soon after third contact a large gap in my image sequence occurred because I was bering interviewed on video by college people. I did plug the BAA!

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