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Gegenschein 19.Oct 2012

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#1 Heidescoper

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 02:13 PM

hi all,

I had last week three dry, very clear nights in Bavaria.
I stood 10km north from Garmisch-Partenkirchen in a dark valley at 860m altitude between 1600-1800m mountains.

Bye Christian

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#2 Astrojensen

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 02:16 PM

Stunning! I've only seen it once, so I know it takes special conditions from most sites, even good ones, to see it.

Just awesome.


Clear skies!
Thomas, Denmark

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 03:24 PM

Christian,

I've never saw a Gegenschein before :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

Tom

#4 Rutilus

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 03:52 PM

Excellent.

#5 frank5817

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Posted 24 October 2012 - 09:43 AM

Christian,

This is a wonderful capture.

Frank :)

#6 Uwe Pilz

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 03:24 AM

Dear Cristian,

it is exciting to see the Gegenschein first time. At our eastern telescope meeting HTT we see it regularely.

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 03:54 AM

Its a very beautiful sketch but I don't know what is the Gegenschein...

Andre

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 04:33 AM

Never heard of Gegenschein, gotta google it. Zodiacal lights?

#9 Jef De Wit

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 07:22 AM

Great observation! Should see that once before duying...

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 12:48 PM

Hi.

Well, your sketch is terrific. I checked Wikipedia for Gegenschein and now I know what it is.

Congrats for this nice observation.

Andre.

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 02:39 PM

Great sketch; I have never seen these and it is very rewarding to see them.
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#12 Heidescoper

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 02:16 AM

hi all,
thanks for You reply.
So I have inspire to search under the "Gegenschein" :)
If You have a clear dark sky far away from citylights it`s not to hard to see it ;).

Bye Christian






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