Snapshot during observation of the total solar eclipse (Aug 21, 2017)

Date & Time: Aug 21 2017, 10:18:55 PDT(-0700), 1/32sec exposed
Program mode (center-weighted integral)
Optical: f=4.9mm, Aperture: F3.5 (f=28mm in 35mm-film format)
Fixed on tripod
Digital Camera: Ricoh CX3
Location: Salem, Oregon, USA

Camera Settings: Recording Format...JPEG-FINE (3648×2736)
Sensitivity...ISO1600, White Balance...Daylight

Images of partially eclipsed sun taken from 9:18 until 11:08 with 10min. interval were composed

This page shows you one of snapshots of my equipment with the totally eclipsed sun taken automatically using a compact digital still camera. On the basis of simulation, I composed shots of partially eclipsed sun with an interval of ten minutes. You can see clearly monitors of a video camera mounted on telescope and a PC put under a tripod. And at that time, I, partly in the picture, appreciated the corona with a binocular.

Diurnal motion of the eclipsed sun

Change of sky brightness during Total Solar Eclipse

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