In case you have not heard, the Moon passed in front of the Sun yesterday. In the grand scheme of astrophotography, this was a sub par event. The Sun is very near and big and bright, so it doesn’t pose much of a challenge to photograph. The biggest hurdle for me yesterday was dealing with mostly cloudy skies. This made positioning of my telescopes very hard, as the normal method for aligning to the Sun is by leveraging the telescope’s shadow. Fortunately, I had a wide-field refractor nearby which made the task a bit simpler over the narrow view from my 127mm Mak-Cass. Once the refractor was aligned, troublesome as that was through dense clouds, it gave me cues for aligning the imaging scope.
And no, I did not miss the eclipse by fiddling with my equipment. As alluded to above, imaging the Sun is kind of boring, even with clouds, so it was not hard to do a few things at once.
Here are the image highlights, in order and taken from a ~88% max coverage location. Click on each image to enlarge.