The Annular Solar Eclipse of May 20, 2012

Well, this is the reason we came to Page, AZ. Image taken at about 18:34 when the moon was close to maximum eclipse. It was magnificent!

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I used my Canon SX40HS camera fitted with a Rainbow Symphony solar filter. The camera settings were F2.7, 1/1600′ and ISO 3200 film speed. Click on the image to enlarge.

4 Comments

  1. Crotalus said,

    May 21, 2012 @ 17:43:36

    And it burns, burns, burns,
    That Ring of Fire,
    That Ring of Fire!

    Stunning pic, BTW.

    I made a pinhole box and watched the partial eclipse from SoCal.

  2. Damsel said,

    May 21, 2012 @ 17:56:43

    It was stunning!

  3. drjim said,

    May 21, 2012 @ 20:07:19

    Excellent!

  4. Cap'n Bob said,

    May 21, 2012 @ 20:56:42

    Damn, was this a spectacular eclipse. The next one is going to be in 2017. We’re planning to be in or near Casper, WY for that one.

    http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEgoogle/SEgoogle2001/SE2017Aug21Tgoogle.html

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