Category Archives: Sun

Ring Around the Sun

Ring around the sun. Image taken an hour after the solar eclipse on Aug 21, 2017.

Photo Credit: Gary Boden

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Weather Affected Eclipse View

Albuquerque was very cloudy on eclipse day. The clouds cleared briefly near max eclipse then closed in at max. I took pictures with 500 mm lens (DSLR Olympus E-620) through double layer aluminized mylar (made for solar observing) then just through clouds with no filter.

Photo Credit: Curtis Smith

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Eclipse Through the Overcast

While many wanted clear skies to view the eclipse, I found that the overcast skies here in Lynn Haven Florida gave me a great opportunity to take a couple pictures without special camera lens or skills… other than trying to hold the camera steady!

Photo Credit: Dennis

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Ring of Fire

This photograph of the august 21st Total Eclipse was taken with a Nikon D7500 DSLR about 50 miles west of Paulina, Oregon at the Deep Creek Campground in the Ochoco National Forest.  I was initially disappointed in the result, but closer inspection of the image on a larger display revealed I had captured a beautiful image of the Solar Prominences!

Photo Credit: Anthony Watts

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