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Photographer:

Andreas Gada

Email:

andreas.gada@ca.inter.net

Location of Photo:

Khoton Lake, Mongolia

Date/Time of photo:

August 1, 2008 10:57:46 UT

Equipment:

Sky Watcher ED 80, 600 mm f/7.5, on a stripped down Losmandy GM-8 mount. Canon 40D camera, ISO 200, 1/1000”,

Description:

Mongolian Expedtions’ solar eclipse camp at Khoton lake Mongolia, (Lat. 48° 38” 46” N, Long> 88° 18” 46” E, Elev. 2079 m). From this fantastic location our group, 27 avid eclipse chasers, and support staff of 19, had a breath taking view the eclipse. The sky was clear, however there was a strong wind, which required the use of a wind block to shelter the equipment. This image is one of 2,500 that were taken, which will be used to create a time-lapse movie of the eclipse.

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