Solar Eclipse 2006 Partial Phase
Fig. 14: The partial phase of a solar eclipse. The moon partially covers the solar disk. Even the mountain ranges on the edge of the moon could be seen with the eyepiece. These are not visible in the small picture here. The three spots on the left are on the Sun and about the size of the Earth and no speck of dust on the CCD — William Optics ZenithStar 105 ED Triplet APO, Nikon 2x teleconverter, Nikon D70, Side, Turkey, March 29, 2006