2009 Eclipse

Trip Log

[ see below, Blog Coverage/"China 09 Eclipse" ]


7.5mm (film)

14mm (film)

16mm (film)

16mm (digital)

24mm (digital)

20mm (film)

800mm (digital)

1040mm (film)

1140mm (digital)


[ see below, Blog Coverage/video-blogs ]




Pangea iPhone app

Blog Coverage

'09 China Eclipse video-blog

Eclipse Chaser video-blog

Eclipse Science video-blog

Fragmob "solar eclipse" mobile-blog


Video Webcast

Kyte.tv "2009 China Eclipse"

Viddler eclipse videos

Photo Webcast

Flickr "2009 China solar eclipse"







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2009 China Solar Eclipse
"Saros 136"
Zimei Pass (elevation = 15K ft)/Eastern Tibetan Plateau, China

photo by Roland Zeidler (Western Sichuan Tours)

Click here for Sony HC3 wide-angle video (iPod compatible)

Click here for Sony FX1 wide-angle video (iPod compatible)

Click above for Pano2VR Flash viewer (stitched by Jook Leung/360VR.com)

temperature profile
(1st contact -> 4th contact)

light profile
(1st contact -> 4th contact)

Click HERE for Livejournal Blog [ my Blogspot blogs have been blocked ]

Trip blog (Fragmob "solar eclipse" mobile-blog) syndication:


Many THANKS to people assisting me in my eclipse expedition:

  • Quanzhi Ye/7timer (meteorological student @Sun Yat Sen university, amateur astronomer)
    weather forecast & site selection
  • Jook Leung/360VR (professional panorama photographer)
    stitching of eclipse panoramas, & 2009 Eclipse partner
  • Jacques & Geraldine Joffre/HDRSoft (HDRSoft)
    project expenses support
  • Mike Unsold (ImagesPlus)
    Images Plus software, camera control
  • Joost Nieuwenhuijse (New House Software)
    PTGui support
  • Daniel Fischer (Science Writer/The Cosmic Mirror)
    extensive email discussions about China logistics & in-China Collaboration/Cooperation/Communication
  • Dr. Serge Koutchmy (Director of Research at the Institute of Astrophysics of Paris (IAP, CNRS)
    site discussion (Chongqing)
  • Jay Anderson (meterologist for NASA Eclipse Bulletin)
    weather-prediction for TSE 2009
  • Joe Cali (Australian eclipse-chaser)
    weather advice in Shanghai
  • Jindrich Novy (programmer & eclipse-chaser)
    Multican advice
  • Hana Druckmüllerová & Miloslav Druckmüller (Czech eclipse specialists)
    MMV project

Photo Webcast

Click here to goto Flickr "2009 China solar eclipse" collection

Created with flickr slideshow.
Video Blog (syndicated as iTunes video-podcast)

Click HERE to goto "09 Solar Eclipse" blog (iTunes video-podcast here)

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