Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Eclipse

I didn't even care about the partial eclipse of the sun today, since the weather forecast promised a cloudy enough weather that it would not be visible. The clouds did however partly disappear during the morning, so I figured I should give it a try. I left work and grabbed my bike half an hour before the eclipse was to be at its maximum and went to find a suitable spot. Had I known it would be this visible, I would have taken some longer optics and sought out a better place to observe it. I did actually have my new camera (more about that later) with me and got some pictures with the normal range zoom. With my 400 mm lens I could have gotten some great shots, though.



6 comments:

  1. Great photos! But you should have been here in Paimio because the sky was clear of clouds.

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  2. Very nice! Here we had a thick gray overcast the whole day. :(

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