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Observation by Nik Szymanek: Partial solar eclipse through clouds

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Nik Szymanek

Observer

Nik Szymanek

Observed

2021 Jun 10 - 10:30

Uploaded

2021 Jun 10 - 10:34

Objects

The Sun
Eclipse

Equipment
  • GSO 10" RC telescope
  • QSI 683 CCD camera
  • 1000 Oaks glass filter+ Astrodon 5nm Ha filter
  • Paramount ME mount
Exposure

300 seconds

Location

Boxted, Essex

Target name

Sun

Title

Partial solar eclipse through clouds

About this image

This has got to be the most bonkers image I've ever taken! The clouds rolled in so I extended the exposure time to 300 seconds and it recorded the solar eclipse through the clouds. Intriguingly, the exposure seems to be long enough to actually show the motion of the Moon, although I'm wondering if this movement is some other effect.

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