As The Eye Saw It, Total Solar Eclipse

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Blending a Solar Eclipse picture as the eye sees it, and no imager can capture in a single exposure.

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Coronal Streamers in an Eclipse As The Eye Saw It!

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A single exposure can never capture the entire Corona

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A single exposure can never capture the entire Corona

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Several continuous & varying exposures are shot.

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Several continuous & varying exposures are shot.

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These automated exposures were taken with Nikon D70, DSLR camera, 300mm lens, affording 5 solar radii of corona.

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These automated exposures were taken with Nikon D70, DSLR camera, 300mm lens, affording 5 solar radii of corona.

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As the exposure increases outer coronal streamers come into picture

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As the exposure increases outer coronal streamers come into picture

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Even the Lunar Maria are faintly visible.

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Even the Lunar Maria are faintly visible.

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Increasing exposure further, shifts focus to the outermost regions.

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Increasing exposure further, shifts focus to the outermost regions.

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Even these severely overexposed photos will contribute to the final Image

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Even these severely overexposed photos will contribute to the final Image

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All the images are added up, using a image processing software - Fitswork

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Larsen-Sekanina mask is prepared using the added up image. The mask is normally used for comet images.

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The added image is then multiplied with the Larsen-Sekanina mask.

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This is what the naked eye sees.

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The human eye truly has a large dynamic range, which no imager can compare with!

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The human eye truly has a large dynamic range, which no imager can compare with!

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The human eye truly has a large dynamic range, which no imager can compare with!

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Methods & Equipment: Nikon D70 camera with 300mm lens Piggybacked on Meade 8” LX200 SC Telescope Nikon D70 Digital SLR camera (6 megapixel) Images captured in RAW, later converted to TIFs 71 Automated exposures during totality, using Software ImagesPlus 2.75 ‘Fitswork’ used to addup and filtering the images Adobe Photoshop to sharpen and adjust contrast

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The 1995 Total Solar Eclipse, Barkakana, Ranchi, Bihar

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