Pinhole Eclipse Crescents in Norfolk, Virginia

August 22, 2017


Photographer: Rob Bruner
Summary Author: Rob Bruner

In Norfolk, Virginia, the call was for 86 percent coverage of the Sun by the Moon during the great eclipse of 2017. Unfortunately, at 2:41 p.m., a cloud moved across the Sun and we did not see the full effect. However, before that, using the leaves of a tree as a pinhole, the crescent shape of the Moon covering the Sun was visible on the sidewalk near my office.

Photo Details: Camera Maker: Apple; Camera Model: iPhone 7 Plus; Focal Length: 4.0mm (35mm equivalent: 28mm); Aperture: ƒ/1.8; Exposure Time: 0.0011 s (1/870); ISO equiv: 20; Software: PaintShop Pro 18.00.