Partial Eclipse of the Sun

Partial Eclipse

Eclipse of the Sun - August 21, 2017

This photograph was taken during the partial phase of the total eclipse of the Sun on August 21, 2017. The partial eclipse began with first contact at 9:06 AM local time. The total eclipse began at 10:19 AM and ended at 10:21 AM. We had slightly more than 2 two minutes of totality with the Sun at an altitude of 42 degrees. The partial phase ended with fourth contact at 11:41 AM local time.

This photograph was taken from Madras, Oregon, with a Canon EOS Digital Rebel camera using a 300mm telephoto lens.

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Photo by Sid Leach
Madras, Oregon

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