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Total Eclipse 2017, Idaho, 


            Achim Schaller

Total Eclipse 2017, Idaho

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 400mm f/2,8 L IS USM

Imaging cameras: SONY A7RII

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ5 EQ5

Software: Photoshop  ·  Fitswork4 Fittswork 4.7  ·  Nik Collection

Date:Aug. 21, 2017

Frames: 24

Focal length: 400

Resolution: 3000x1910


As there was no app to control my Sony A7RII with bracketing from 1/8000s to 2s, I developed my one one (using the Sony Remote SDK).
Stacking the images was another problem, PS, Photomatix and everything else produced a lot of onion rings.
Manually stacking in PS worked, but the result was not so good.
At last I found Fitworks, which did a great job. And its free!
3 x 1/8000s
3 x 1/2000s
3 x 1/500s
3 x 100s
3 x 1/30s
3 x 1/15s
3 x 1/4s
3 x 1s



Achim Schaller
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Total Eclipse 2017, Idaho, 


            Achim Schaller