2022, April 30, Chile

Partial Solar Eclipse – April 30, 2022

Patricio Rojo and Jay Pasachoff in Viña del Mar for the eclipse max: 28% area covered; 40% diameter covered, at 5:37 local time pm, 30 April 2022
Photos by Jay Pasachoff and Patricio Rojo, computer combination by Robert Vanderbei, Nikkor 500 mm mirror f/8 lens with Williams College Nikon D750 with SD chip and Questar solar filter
Soon before sunset (the sea is at bottom): 400 mm telephoto with 2x teleconverter and no filter (Alan Sliski apparatus) and Nikon D850 with CF Express card, showing a bit of green flash just before sunset (the green flash is described in the new Peterson Field Guide to Weather by Jay Anderson and Jay Pasachoff, solarcorona.com)

Partial eclipse with Nikon Professional Service’s D850 and the 200-500 mm Nikkor zoom lens with Questar filter, Gitzo tripod, XQD chip
Celestron 1250 mm telephoto with Nikon D750

Photos were taken by Jay Pasachoff and Patricio Rojo from the Sheraton Miramar, 5th floor, Viña del Mar, Chile, 30 April 2022; Nikon D850 and 800-mm telephoto (400 mm plus doubler) on loan from Alan Sliski; another Nikon D850 on loan from Nikon Professional Services; Celestron 1250 telephoto from Williams College.

Nikon 200-500 mm f/5.6 zoom at ~400 mm from an XQD chip in Nikon Professional Service’s D850 and with a Questar filter on a Gitzo tripod

Astronomy Picture of The Day

Crepescular Rays – https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap220530.html

Crepescular rays by Fefo Bouvier. fefobouvier.com

NOAA’s SUVI extreme-ultraviolet image of the eclipse, downloaded by Daniel B. Seaton, SwRI. The solar polar axis is rotated about 24° clockwise from directly up.

Guidance from Xavier Jubier Interactive Map found here and shown below


Path and Visibility Map from https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/globe/2022-april-30

Map by Michael Zeiler, GreatAmericanEclipse.com

Expedition to Viña Del Mar, Chile

Images and video of the 30 April 2022 partial solar eclipse Leo Cavagnaro made from Tupungato, in Mendoza, Argentina


Eclipse web page by Edwin Carpio