Total Solar Eclipse April 8, 2024

92% in my neck of the woods. There were high cirrus clouds most of the time. By luck a clear patch made its way overhead right around the maximum. Tried to get a shot with my 7Dii mounted on my Celestron NexStar 8SE, but the image was too big for my camera's sensor. So I fell back to an 80-200mm on the camera and shot through the solar filter from the telescope. The angle was awkward on my tripod, so I handheld everything. Could have used a third hand.
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Nice work everyone. We had almost nothing here in California…I didn’t even go outside and look.:(
Occlusion here was 35%. I did go and look. At the peak time (11:13 A.M.), if you didn't know something was supposed to happen, it just looked like a bright day. I think, though, the sky was a little darker blue than normally.
 
We didn't get totality, just shy of 90%
Works for me!
Unfortunately where I live we had stupid amounts of cloud cover, I never saw totality :(

Eclipse April 2024 2 by Trevor H, on Flickr

Eclipse April 2024 1 by Trevor H, on Flickr

92% in my neck of the woods. There were high cirrus clouds most of the time. By luck a clear patch made its way overhead right around the maximum. Tried to get a shot with my 7Dii mounted on my Celestron NexStar 8SE, but the image was too big for my camera's sensor. So I fell back to an 80-200mm on the camera and shot through the solar filter from the telescope. The angle was awkward on my tripod, so I handheld everything. Could have used a third hand.
All the different degrees of a partial eclipse work for me in equal amount to a total eclipse. Beautiful images, well taken.
 
These are a coupld quick edits from RAW. We left at 3:30AM and didn't get back until 10:00PM afterdrivign a total of 500 miles for the day, so I am was beat. I quickly processes thes then went to sleep. I'll revisit them at some point to see if I can get more out of them. I used my Fuji X-T3 with the Canon 70-200 f/4 L IS attached with a Fringer adapter.

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