Stages of the Eclipse

State/Province/Region
Texas
Nearest Area
Greater Houston Metro Area
Town
Richmond, Texas
Brief Directions

From Houston, take I-69 South past Stafford and Sugar Land.

Description

A compilation of photos showing the stages of the eclipse which occurred on 8/21/2017. When viewed from south Texas, the sun was approximately 60% covered at the height of the eclipse. The photos were taken using a homemade solar filter, made of 2 sheets of 2.5%, extreme limo black tint. The camera used was a Nikon D5300 set to ISO-100, f/45 and exposure time of 1/4000 sec. The lens utilized to capture the photo was a Tamron 70-300mm, with the focal length set to 300mm. This setup gave the photos a blue tint and allowed some sun spots to become visible.

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Date Added
August 27, 2017
Date Taken
August 21, 2017

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