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The peak of the annular eclipse at 4:04 a.m., May 31, 2003, Iceland. Exposure 2 seconds at f/8.
Iceland Eclipse 2003
At 3:33 a.m. one of the somewhat clear views of the partial phase. Six minutes later and it clouded over again. Exposure 1/4 second at f/8.
At 4:05 a.m., just a minute after peak, viewing conditions improved slightly but the moon had moved off center already. Exposure 1 second at f/8.
The view continues to clear but at 4:08 a.m. we're back into a partial phase. Exposure 1/8 second at f/8.
Sunspots.
Sun with a few spots, glass solar filter.
Solar eclipse, Aug. 21, 2017.  Partial phase is starting. Note the line of four sunspots just ahead of the edge of the Moon. The filtered shots were taken at 1/500 or 1/250, f8, ISO 800, 100-400mm lens with a solar filter at 400mm on Canon 5D Mark III
Solar eclipse, Aug. 21, 2017, the Moon is starting to cover a line of sunspots.
Solar eclipse, Aug. 21, 2017, nearing totality.
Solar eclipse, Aug. 21, 2017, unlike the other images in this sequence, taken with a point-and-shoot camera through a telescope eyepiece.  Because it was taken through a telescope, the image is flipped from actual view.
Solar eclipse, Aug. 21, 2017, first image of totality and the corona.  Shutter speed 1/250.
Solar eclipse, Aug. 21, 2017, faster shutter speed of 1/640 shows less of the corona and more of the details near the surface.
Solar eclipse, Aug. 21, 2017, very fast shutter speed (1/2500) reveals prominences rising from surface of the sun at 12:00, 1:00 and 3:00.
Solar eclipse, Aug. 21, 2017, a processed version of the previous image.  Very fast shutter speed (1/2500) reveals prominences rising from surface of the sun.
Total Eclipse 2017
Solar eclipse, Aug. 21, 2017, after totality one final shot, then it was off to join the horrendous traffic jam going into Lusk.
Solar eclipse, Aug. 21, 2017, my observation station in Jay Em, Wyoming.  Left is a Televue 85 telescope for filtered visual observing and right is a Canon 5D Mark III with 100-400 zoom lens for filtered photography.  During totality, I switched the camera to an unfiltered 300mm lens, handheld.
Annular solar eclipse, film solar filter on 100-400mm camera lens, 1.4x extender, Canon R10 camera.
Annular Eclipse
Annular solar eclipse, 81 minutes before peak.  Glass solar filter on Televue 85 telescope, Canon 6D Mark II camera on T-mount, 600mm F7 equivalent.
Annular solar eclipse, 58 minutes before peak.  Glass solar filter on Televue 85 telescope, Canon 6D Mark II camera on T-mount, 600mm F7 equivalent.
Annular solar eclipse, 39 minutes before peak.  Glass solar filter on Televue 85 telescope, Canon 6D Mark II camera on T-mount, 600mm F7 equivalent.
Annular solar eclipse, 19 minutes before peak.  Glass solar filter on Televue 85 telescope, Canon 6D Mark II camera on T-mount, 600mm F7 equivalent.
Annular solar eclipse, two minutes before peak.  Glass solar filter on Televue 85 telescope, Canon 6D Mark II camera on T-mount, 600mm F7 equivalent.
Annular solar eclipse, two minutes before peak.  Glass solar filter on Televue 85 telescope, Canon 6D Mark II camera on T-mount, 600mm F7 equivalent.
Annular solar eclipse, perfect annulus.  Glass solar filter on Televue 85 telescope, Canon 6D Mark II camera on T-mount, 600mm F7 equivalent.
Annular solar eclipse, two minutes after peak.  Glass solar filter on Televue 85 telescope, Canon 6D Mark II camera on T-mount, 600mm F7 equivalent.
Annular solar eclipse, three minutes after peak.  Glass solar filter on Televue 85 telescope, Canon 6D Mark II camera on T-mount, 600mm F7 equivalent.
Annular solar eclipse, three minutes after peak, detail of previous image showing Moon mountains.  Glass solar filter on Televue 85 telescope, Canon 6D Mark II camera on T-mount, 600mm F7 equivalent.
Annular solar eclipse, 21 minutes after peak.  Glass solar filter on Televue 85 telescope, Canon 6D Mark II camera on T-mount, 600mm F7 equivalent.
Annular solar eclipse, 32 minutes after peak.  Glass solar filter on Televue 85 telescope, Canon 6D Mark II camera on T-mount, 600mm F7 equivalent.
Annular solar eclipse, switching to a different camera, some clouds at the start of the partial phase, 80 minutes before peak.  Film solar filter on 100-400mm camera lens, 1.4x extender, Canon R10 camera.
Annular solar eclipse, 36 minutes before peak, film solar filter on 100-400mm camera lens, 1.4x extender, Canon R10 camera.
Annular solar eclipse, 11 minutes before peak, film solar filter on 100-400mm camera lens, 1.4x extender, Canon R10 camera.
Annular solar eclipse, three minutes before peak, film solar filter on 100-400mm camera lens, 1.4x extender, Canon R10 camera.
Annular solar eclipse, two minutes before peak, film solar filter on 100-400mm camera lens, 1.4x extender, Canon R10 camera.
Annular solar eclipse, at peak, film solar filter on 100-400mm camera lens, 1.4x extender, Canon R10 camera.
Annular solar eclipse, three minutes after peak, film solar filter on 100-400mm camera lens, 1.4x extender, Canon R10 camera.
Sunspots on Leap Year, glass (neutral) filter.
Sunspots on Leap Year, film (orange) filter.

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