Location of Photo:
St. George, Utah
Date/Time of photo:
May 20, 2012, 18:25 to 20:25 approx.
Celestron Ultima 8 PEC with reducer/corrector: fl 1260 at f/6.3, Thousand Oaks ND5 glass full aperture filter, Minolta Maxxum 8000i, Ektachrome 100 slide film, 1/180 sec exposures. Telescope was manually aligned 11º relative to magnetic north and ~37º latitude. Each shot was roughly centered manually. Shots were about every 5 minutes, and more frequent from 2nd to 3rd contact. My children helped!
Photocomposition depicting the Annular Eclipse of May 20, 2012.