2012 Annular Eclipse

2012 Annular Eclipse from the Chico Observatory in Chico California. I attended this event with my friends Ken Crawford and Rich Simons. It was a very memorable event with well over 1000 guests and a special appearance by Alex Filippenko and his family.
2012 Annular HDR  Subject: 2012 Annular Eclipse - 05/20/2012 Optics: Lunt LS80THa/PT/B1800/FT Solar Scope - Single Stack, Antares 0.5x Reducer Mount: Losmandy GM8, Berlebach Uni 18 Tripod Camera: Imaging Source DMK41 Mono Filters: None Tools: Captured in IC Capture. Aligned. Stack, Wavelette in Registax. Final image processing in Photoshop Exposure Info: Seperate exposures for surface detail and prominence detail.   Details: Shot from my Chico, CA under clear skies (10/10), seeing good (8/10) 2012 Annular Mosaic 2012 eclipse row 1 2 3
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KenCrawford Rich Sun Clouds  This was a shot that I took using a Canon EF 100-400L lens and Hoya 9 stop ND filter, X400.  I was very impressed with its abilities shooting direct into the sun. 2012 annular Sequence 01 7