Picture of the Week 2015 - Week 12 - "Solar Eclipse Special; March 20, 2015"

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Topic: Partial Solar Eclipse; March 20, 2015

"4 x 4 mosaic"; 5 minutes from image to image


"Partial Solar Eclipse", MAXIMUM ~ 81%, image #43; time: 09:43 a.m.; (600 x 600 pixels)


"Partial Solar Eclipse", ~ 50%, and a sunspot, image #29; time: 09:21 a.m.; (600 x 600 pixels)

Location: Buchholz (Aller), Lower Saxony, North-Germany
Position (latitude; longitude): 52 41' North; 9 39' East
Date: March 20, 2015
Time: Each image has its own time mark; Time zone: UTC (GMT)

Primary imaging unit:
Camera: Nikon D7000; Optics: Sigma Zoom (f=18-250mm); here: f=250mm

Secondary imaging unit:
Camera: Nikon D7100; Optics: Nikon (Nikkor) Zoom (f=18-200mm)

Filter: "low cost" Baader "AstroSolar" Safety Film

The Sun one day before the eclipse


"The Sun", March 19, 2015; time: 12:37 a.m.; ISO 500; F/14; T=1/400s; location: Bremen, North-Germany

How to watch a solar eclipse in a safe and comfortable way


Eclipse chasers, Buchholz (Aller), March 20, 2015; time: 10:30 a.m; clouds are coming up
Sequence of images (620 x 620 pixels) with camera Nikon D7000 and f=250mm telephoto


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #2; time: 08:37 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #5; time: 08:41 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #7; time: 08:46 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #11; time: 08:51 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #13; time: 08:56 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #16; time: 09:01 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #18; time: 09:06 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #23; time: 09:11 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #26; time: 09:16 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #29; time: 09:21 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #30; time: 09:26 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #34; time: 09:31 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #38; time: 09:36 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #40; time: 09:41 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", MAXIMUM ~ 81%, image #43; time: 09:43 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", MAXIMUM ~ 81%, image #43; time: 09:43 a.m.; 600 x 600 pixel image


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #46; time: 09:46 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #48; time: 09:51 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #51; time: 09:56 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #55; time: 10:01 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #57; time: 10:06 a.m.


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #61; time: 10:11 a.m. (no filter, cloudy)


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #64; time: 10:16 a.m. (no filter, cloudy)


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #68; time: 10:20 a.m. (no filter, cloudy)


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #71; time: 10:30 a.m. (no filter, cloudy)


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #75; time: 10:31 a.m. (no filter, cloudy)


Week 12: "Partial Solar Eclipse", image #78; time: 10:35 a.m. (no filter, cloudy)

Several images with Nikon D7100


A little bit "strange" light" @ ~50% partially eclipsed Sun; 09:21 a.m.; the shadows are getting sharper.


Time schedule for major German cities; timezone: UTC+1; my position was between Bremen and Hannover


"Shadow games"; small partially eclipsed Sun ~ 75%, 180 turned; finger-made pinhole camera effect; 09:38 a.m.


"Strange light" @ ~75% partially eclipsed Sun; 09:52 a.m.


Together with Rachid, the eclipse is finished; it is cloudy and cold, ... time for fun ... and lunch very soon.

Last updated: March 29, 2015