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Solar eclipse

Category: miscellanea. Posted: 04.01.2011 19:11

When I woke up in the morning of 4th January I was surprised to find that there is a solar eclipse outside. I grabbed the camera and tried to capture a rare astronomical phenomenon.

It's rather difficult to capture a solar eclipse. Firstly, there is a risk of serious damage of your eyes during looking at the sun through a viewfinder.

Secondly, camera settings should provide correct exposition. Otherwise, the sun will be overexposed and become a bright spot.

Here is my best shot:

Unfortunately, sky became black, but the form of the sun is rather sharp.