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Offline petevasey

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Better late than never
« on: 18:57:18, 26 September, 2017 »
Under strict instructions from the UKAI gurus at Kelling Heath last week, here are my Eclipse images from Menan Buttes, Idaho. In order, Second contact, Totality (constructed from multiple exposures ranging from 1/400 to 2 seconds), Third contact and Totality with Earthshine patched in - yes it's genuine, extracted from the 2 second sub.  Larger images on my web site.  The Baily's beads were 1/2000 second, all Canon 700D at ISO100 with Canon 400L lens externally stopped to f7.1



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Re: Better late than never
« Reply #1 on: 19:34:36, 26 September, 2017 »
v-e-r-y nice Peter.... and that's the reason we wanted you to post them!

Good to meet up with you again....

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Re: Better late than never
« Reply #2 on: 21:08:10, 26 September, 2017 »
Wooooowwwww. Those totality pictures are stunning!

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Re: Better late than never
« Reply #3 on: 21:50:51, 26 September, 2017 »
 :clap: :clap: :clap:

Imagine...  above us only sky!

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Re: Better late than never
« Reply #4 on: 15:45:24, 27 September, 2017 »
Wow, the detail in the corona is amazing.

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Re: Better late than never
« Reply #5 on: 17:07:54, 27 September, 2017 »
Well done Peter, POTM Astronomy Now

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Re: Better late than never
« Reply #6 on: 20:06:38, 29 September, 2017 »
What can you say that hasn't already been said.

All these images are. SUPERB, and well worth the trip across the pond  :thumbup:

I am about to read your write up in Octobers AN...
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