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Location of Photo:

Just north of John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Sheep Rock unit, central Oregon

Date/Time of photo:

Taken 51 seconds apart starting at 10:21:55 a.m. local time on August 21, 2017


Using a Nikon D300 DSLR and 55 to 300 mm Nikkor zoom set at 300 mounted on a Vixen Polarie tracker on a Manfrotto tripod. 1/15 sec@f/5.6 and ISO 100


If you parallel view the left and center chips or cross-eye view the center and right chips, you will see the Moon and corona of the Sun in stereo/3D with the dark side of the Moon facing the photographer closer and the bright surrounding solar corona in the distance. The Moon's movement between shots provided the parallax/eye spacing of about 51 kilometers creating the stereo/3D effect. The two photographs were taken 51 seconds apart during totality and were aligned using StereoPhotoMaker freeware.


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