Archive for the ‘Sun’ Category

Foggy Eclipse

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Foggy Eclipse

It was for the first time in my chase for eclipses when I was searching for fog and not for clear skies. The images were tacken from Perisoru, SE Romania, through dense fog, at  – 14 (minus) degrees Celsius. Why foggy eclipse? This time I went for scenic view not for technical images. So I had to find a place where 18-19 degrees up in the sky sun had the same exposure as the terrestrial subjects.

Total Solar Eclipse on Hao, French Polynesia

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

It was an incredible eclipse here on Hao Atoll, French Polynesia. I saw it through clouds with few oppenings around C3 contact.

ISS transits Sun

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

ISS transit

On 1 april at 8:39:28 ISS has transited the solar disk. Note that the distance of ISS from the observer was 970 km. The Sun was only 18 degrees up in the sky and some haze prevent me to focus correctly the scene. ISS rushed over the solar disk in just 1.4 sec. The location of this single frame was Mitreni, Calarasi, Romania. The equipement used was: Canon 450DH camera in prime focus of a Celestron 9.25 cat.

Annular Solar Eclipse 2010

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Picture taken with Canon 450DH, 70-200L f/4IS, no filter, from a field near Visini, Romania


Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Total Solar Eclipse, Turkey 2006

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Eclipse sky

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Telescope during eclipse

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Sun in your hand

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Exploring Turkey

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010