Solar Eclipse

Dozens of people witnessed the partial solar eclipse, about 65% at peak, from the observatory at Salem State University. The atmosphere on the observation deck was electric and full of excitement and curiosity. What a wonderful way to view such an incredible celestial event. 

Nikon D4s, 1/160 @ f/6.3, ISO 125, 17-35mm Chris Nzuka, left, and Brian Helman, right, view the partial solar elcipse during a free public solar-eclipse viewing party at Salem State University, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. [Wicked Local Staff Photo / David Sokol]

Nikon D4s, 1/160 @ f/6.3, ISO 125, 17-35mm

Chris Nzuka, left, and Brian Helman, right, view the partial solar elcipse during a free public solar-eclipse viewing party at Salem State University, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. [Wicked Local Staff Photo / David Sokol]

Nikon D3s, 1/640 @ f/6.3, ISO 320, 70-200mm with 1.4x teleconverter and 16 stops of ND filter

Nikon D3s, 1/640 @ f/6.3, ISO 320, 70-200mm with 1.4x teleconverter and 16 stops of ND filter