How to photograph the eclipse without frying your phone

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In a few weeks’ time, Philippe Moussette will travel thousands of kilometres from his home in chilly Quebec City to the heat of Dallas, Texas, with what most people would consider to be a staggering amount of camera gear.

The centrepiece will be a telephoto lens almost as long the photographer’s torso and nearly as heavy as a small bowling ball: the Canon R3 RF 600mm f4, a behemoth valued just under $13,000. 

Moussette, an astronomy photographer for more than 30 years, is heading south to photograph the total solar eclipse on April 8 — a rare celestial event in which the moon aligns perfectly to

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