International Astronomical Union

Commission 46 on Education and Development
Program Group on Public Education on the Occasions of Solar Eclipses

Working Group on Solar Eclipses

         Picture   Partial Solar Eclipse - 15 January 2010  
View eclipse:    SolarEclipse_KSU15Jan2010.mov                   

Local circumstances for the King Saud University Astronomical Observatory
Latitude: 24o  43' North;  Longitude: 46o 37'  South
Work Team:

 Drs. Abouazza Elmhamdi; Ayman Kordi; Husein Altrabulsy; Ahmed Ibrahim; M. S. Alnawawi; Khalid AlmusabihSolarEclipse_KSU15Jan2010.mov
(Astronomy Unit-Physics Department, College of Science; King Saud University Riyadh; Saudi Arabia)
Eclipse details:

  Start:  7:59 (UT+3h)
  Maximum (33%): 09:18 (UT+3h)
  End : 10:51 (UT+3h)
Camera and Image Details:

 Taken by :  A.Elmhamdi, H. Altarabulsy, A. Kordi, A. Ibrahim, M. S. Alnawawi and K. Almosabah;  King Saud University Astronomical Observatory

      Camera Properties:

               Nikon D3 mounted on a 15cm codee' Telescope
             Lens:  DX-Af-S NIKKOR 18-200mm
             Solar filter UG2

      Image details:

               Exposure time: 1/1250 s   F/: 9
             Taken time: from 8.31 a.m. to 10:52 a.m