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Solar Eclipse August 21st 2017

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Observer
Martin Griffiths
Time of observation
21/08/2017 - 19:50
Object
Sun
Observing location
Porthcawl
Equipment
Canon 400D DSLR and a Vixen 100mm refractor
Exposure
ISO 800 f10 1/600th second
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The "Great American Eclipse" may have taken the US by storm but we had the chance to capture the Sun in eclipse too - although only 4% of it would be covered from the UK and it would happen close to sunset. Thankfully the clouds held off long enough on the day for me to catch the Sun heading toward the horizon and caught the maximum....

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