The Total Solar Eclipse of July 22, 2009 in China

 

Flash spectrum   -   Lunar shadow   -   Air Temperature

 

Robert Nufer

 

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Original picture of the flash spectrum at 3rd contact.

 

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Camera setup for the flash spectrum: Canon 400D equipped with a 200 mm tele lens and a 60 Glass prism (6x6 cm).

 

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The preliminary interpretation of some of the emission lines at 3rd contact was performed according the automatically created line table in the online article http://www.eurastro.de/spectro/tse08/ DADOS/flashdados.htm by Manfred Rudolf.

 

 

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Wide angle sky view after the 3rd contact. The lunar umbral shadow is visible in the lower (eastern) part of the sky.

 

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Sequence (time interval 20 seconds) of the disappearing lunar umbral shadow.

 

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The setup for the wide angle sky photography. The camera (Epson PhotoPC 3100Z) has a built-in self timer (Interval 10 seconds).

 

 

 

 

Air temperature during the solar eclipse near Wuhan/China. Due to the clouds, the drop in temperature was only about two degrees Celsius.