Alan C Tough
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Date/Time of photo:
2008-02-21 0304 UT
Equipment used: Sky-Watcher ED80, HEQ5 mount, Canon EOS 300D at prime focus. Exposure details: 5 Seconds @ f/7.5, ISO-400.
After 2 weeks of high pressure, the barometer suddenly dropped on Wednesday February 20 and the forecast for the Eclipse was not good. By some minor miracle the clouds cleared and the wind dropped for the start of the event.