Madrid 3rd Oct 2005 Annular Eclipse

Pictures taken with Sony V1 and Pentax IST DL

Hoyo de Manzanares, NW of Madrid near the centre line of the eclipse

Maximum annular eclipse

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9 shots showing the eclipse from beginning to end

Richard before the eclipse

Richard during the maximum. Note the change of colours !

Richard's telescope facing the eclipse

My camera during maximum eclipse

My Pentax IST DL with 500mm f8 lens and 100,000x light reduction filter held on with cardboard from a cereal packet, lasso tape and paper clips

Richard's telescope with professional looking holder for 100,000 light reduction filter

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