May 20, 2012 - Annular eclipse from El Paso, Texas.
Unknown object in the darkening sky. These appear in somewhat random locations in many of the eclipse images. There were no bright stars in the area, and the nearby planets had already set.
Mouse-over image and click "original" for a 100% view.
Field of view is 1.6 x 2.4 degrees at 1.67 arc-sec/pixel
Camera: Canon 7D
Lens: Takahashi FSQ-106ED
Tripod: Quickset HD video tripod
Exposure: ISO 100, f5 @ 1/5000 second
Location: El Paso, Texas
Annular Eclipse 2012El PasoTexasTakahashiFSQ106EDCanon 7DSunsetEric Chesak