Corona close-up, solar eclipse of 7/22/09, ~9:15 am from Chongqing, China. Taken with Canon G9 camera.
Wide-angle view, solar eclipse of 7/22/09, ~9:15 am from Chongqing, China. Taken with Canon G9 camera. View is over the Yangtze River from Chaotianmen Square.
Comet Hyakutake , 3/26/96, ~1:30 am from Shabbona, Illinois. This shot was taken with a Nikon EM with Kodak Royal Gold 1000 film, and printed on Kodak Ultra II paper. The lens is a Nikkor 50 mm f/1.4. The exposure was approximately 90 seconds (no tracking) with the lens wide open.
A somwehat wider view of Comet Hyakutake. This was taken with a Tamron 28mm f/2.5 lens. Note the Big Dipper visible across the top of the frame, and the north star at the very bottom of the frame, approximately 4/10 of the way between the lower left and lower right corners.
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