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Mike Hager
West Palm Beach, Florida United States
01:20 am

Equipment Details:

Nikon D5300, ISO set at 1.5

Mounted on:

Sky-Watcher 10" Dobsonian - Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector, Aperture: 254 mm / 10", Focal Length: 1200 mm, Focal Ratio: f/4.7

No enlargement done.

Post-processing Details:

Adobe Photoshop CS6 - Used image automatic brightness and contrast in Photoshop. Nothing else done other than watermarking and resizing to 1600 x 1070.

Image Details:

Not a lot to tell viewed the eclipse at my backyard in West Palm Beach. Started viewing at around 10:15 pm and finished at 1:45 am. 54 degrees at the time of the start and 50 degrees at the end. With the 15 mph wind chill factor it was 47 and down to 40 degrees towards the end. I'll tell you this, that this 69 year old South Florida boy was froze by the end of the night. This was one of my better shots considering the wind which was shaking my telescope.