"Baily's Beads", just before Second Contact.
Solar Chromosphere and Prominences, just at Second Contact.
Solar Prominences, just after Second Contact.
Interior Corona and Prominences, during Totality.
Location: Punta de Barco, Paraguaná, Venezuela (Lat. 12° 9.88' N, Lon. 69° 55.9' W, 0m SNM).
Camera: Nikon F3 at Cassegrain focus, on a Meade LX200 SCT 8" telescope (FL: 2,000 mm, f/10),
in equatorial configuration.
Baily's Beads and Chromosphere: 1/2000 sec.
Prominences: 1/1000 sec.
Interior Corona: 1/500 sec.
Film: Fujichrome SENSIA 400 (color slides).
All images are ©1998 by Ivan Rubesa, used here with his permission.
Updated: March 23 '98
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