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John Ashley
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
09:38 am

Equipment Details:

Nikon Z9 with 400mm lens

Post-processing Details:

Composite of 3 images made in Adobe Photoshop

Image Details:

My imagined/planned photo with a hot air balloon in front of the annular eclipse only happened in my mind, as all of the pilots at the Albuquerque Balloon Festival landed just before the eclipse started. Balloon silhouette image at 7:08, second contact at 9:35, totality at 9:38.