Date(s)

10/23/2014
Mead, Colorado

Exposure Data

Various exposures
ISO200

Optics and Camera

Takahashi FSQ-106ED
Nikon D7100
Thousand Oaks Optical Solar Film

Processing Tools

Photoshop CS6


Solar Eclipse - October 23, 2014


3:18 PM 3:39 PM 3:53 PM 4:07 PM
4:21 PM 4:35 PM (clouded out)

4:49 PM
(clouded out)

5:03 PM
(clouded out)

5:17 PM
5:31 PM 5:44 AM

The above sequence shows the movement of the moon over the sun during this eclipse.  The skies started out variably cloudy at the start of the eclipse, moving quickly to heavy cloud cover as wave clouds set up over the northern Front Range. At the end of the eclipse the sun peeked out of the cloud cover briefly before setting.

The event timings for this eclipse were: Eclipse Begins - 3:18 PM, Maximum Eclipse 4:35 PM, and Eclipse Ends - 5:44 PM.  (All times are in MDT.)


Date(s)

4:35 PM MDT
10/23/2014
Mead, Colorado

Exposure Data

ISO200

Optics and Camera

Takahashi FSQ-106ED
Nikon D7100
Thousand Oaks Optical Solar Film

Processing Tools

Photoshop CS6


Solar Eclipse - 10/23/2014, 4:35 PM. Copyright 2014 Richard McCoy

The image above was taken at 4:35 PM, Maximum Eclipse. Solar Group AR 2192 (sunspots) can be seen near the lunar edge.