Solar Eclipse


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The Partial Solar Eclipse of June 10th, 2002 as viewed from Kitt Peak.


Equipment

8in Celestron telescope operating at f/6.3
#14 Welder's glass and digital camera

A regular digital camera was held in front of the eyepiece with the welder's glass in between. Though not quite centered, this image is the best focused of the set acquired at maximum. Note the sunspot near the bottom of the picture.

Minimum credit line: Matt Wood and Randall Perrine/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF

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Updated: 6/11/2002