Diagonal Partial Sequence and Totality 2 - 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

This image is a combination of images shot with two separate cameras. The first camera (Nikon D810 with a solar filter) shot the sequence of the partial eclipse phases. The second camera (Nikon D800 and no solar filter) shot a bracketed exposure sequence of the Sun's corona during totality (see: Visual Coronal 1). The images were then stacked and arranged to produce the final composition.

The Moon appears darker than the sky because of the huge contrast between the Moon's disk and the very bright inner corona adjacent to the Moon. I've tried to preserve this visual impression in this image. A custom Curves layer was used to approximated the color to the dark blue sky during totality.

This image is available as a Custom Print.

Additional eclipse photos can be seen at: 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Photo Gallery.

For more information on this event, see: EclipseWise 2017 Total Solar Eclipse.

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2017 Total Solar Eclipse Photo Gallery

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Books about the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse


Eclipse Bulletin:
Total Solar Eclipse of 2017


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Road Atlas for the
Total Solar Eclipse of 2017


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Totality - Great
American Eclipses
of 2017 and 2024


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Get Eclipsed


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More Eclipse Books at Astropixels Publishing