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Partial Solar Eclipse 2011, 


            José J. Chambó

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF-S 18-55 f/3.5-5.6 lens

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT

Mounts: Fixed tripod

Software: DeepSkyStacker  ·  Jasc Software Paintshop Pro  ·  PixInsight LE

Filters: Baader Planetarium AstroSolar

Dates:Jan. 4, 2011

Integration: 0

Avg. Moon age: 0.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.02%

Basic astrometry details job: 86388

Resolution: 620x930

Locations: Cullera - Valencia (Spain), None


On January 4, 2011 happened a partial eclipse of Sun visible from the most Europe. In Valencia the Sun rose from sea already eclipsed, and a few minutes later it reached the event maximum with its disc a 48% hidden at only 4 degree above horizont. During next hour the Moon went removing until end this phenomenon.

The shots for compose this image were taken from Cullera mountain, and altough some clouds near horizont hid the start of eclipse, rest of secuence could be seen despite of some high clouds.

More info into the Blog  C O M E T O G R A F I A(in Spanish)



Partial Solar Eclipse 2011, 


            José J. Chambó