Greg Hewgill (ghewgill) wrote,
Greg Hewgill
ghewgill

partial solar eclipse

Today there was a partial solar eclipse visible from Austin. It started at 16:17 and ended at 17:59 local time, so I brought my telescope to work and set it up in the parking lot so everybody could see.

It was partly cloudy and I estimate that for about 50% of the duration of the eclipse, the sun was obscured by clouds. However, I managed to get some clear pictures, even though my aging Canon S110 digital isn't the best platform for this sort of thing.

Click the photo to see some more.

Tags: astrophotography, eclipse, telescope
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