20141023-SolEclipse

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20141023-SolEclipse

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Description:

23 Oct 2014 partial Solar Eclipse from San Diego, Ca.

Captured 17 videos, each approx 10 minutes apart, except for the last video, where I started the capture as the Moon was exiting the Solar disk. Cropped and reduced size as much I could to reduce file size and still see detail.

Converted from greyscale to color.

North is up.

Imaging Site: My back-yard in San Diego, Ca.

Date: 23 Oct 2014

Scope and f/: Lunt LS100THa (Hydrogen-Alpha filtered) with BF1800 at f/7. The DSII (double stack filter) is not installed.

Mount: Takahashi NJP.

Guiding: None.

Camera: Point Grey Grasshopper Express (GX-FW-60SM-C) monochrome video camera with a ICX694 sensor. Camera is operating in 2736x2192 Format 7 mode with hardware ROI set to 1968x1968 to maximize the FPS.

Camera temperature: Various temperatures.

Camera binning: None.

Number of sub-images and exposure: Stacked images over a 65% sharpest threshold from each 201 frame captured video.

Filters: None

Image Calibration: None

Control, capture and processing with: Astro IIDC and Photoshop on a Mac.



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