2009 Total Solar Eclipse -Baily's Beads

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The image on the left was processed to bring out the inner corona and "diamond ring." The image on the right is a full-resolution crop of the same exposure, processed to bring out Baily's beads. Click on the following link for a full-resolution version of the left image.

Equipment: Borg 77mm ED refractor/Kenko SkyMemo mount/Nikon D300
F-ratio: f/6.5
Exposures: 1/8000 second at ISO 200
Date: July 22, 2009
Location: Wuhan, China

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