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Photographer:

james@ast.smith.edu

Location of Photo:

Lake Cascade, Idaho, between Cascade and Donnelly

Date/Time of photo:

2017 August 21

Equipment:

TeleVue 85mm apochromatic refractor with focal reducer, 480mm f/5.6, Canon 60Da camera, Thousand Oaks solar filter for partial phases, Meade German equatorial mount

Description:

Wow! What a gorgeous, beautiful, perfect eclipse. We saw 1m43s of totality, shadow bands before and after, prominences, diamond rings, and that fabulous corona. The star Regulus and features on the Moon illuminated by earthshine are visible in the long exposures of the outer corona.

Website:

http://www.science.smith.edu/~jlowenth/

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