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#1 shadowdoc31

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 08:04 PM

Greetings,

Was in Australia for the Total Solar eclipse this
morning. My image was taken from a cruise ship, and
the crew did a marvelous job of finding a hole in the
clouds during the event. (pic below).

R.W.

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#2 veebs2

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 08:38 PM

Fantastic!

#3 Dave Mitsky

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 08:58 PM

That's an excellent image of the eclipsed Sun and its corona.

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 09:07 PM

Congrats on the image. Looks super!

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 09:13 PM

I watched the eclipse on Slooh, but it was nothing close to this in image quality. A once in a lifetime shot, congratulations.

#6 shadowdoc31

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 09:13 PM

Many thanks for your supportive comments.

I've also put together a simple collage from some of the
images I took:

http://www.flickr.co...in/photostream/

Thanks again for looking!

#7 sullij1

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 11:41 PM

Excellent wprk you got a lot! Like the diamond ring.

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 12:08 AM

Nice! :bow:

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#9 AstroPaolo

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 03:32 AM

i like it :)

#10 Matt Wastell

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 05:25 AM

Tops! Enjoy the cruise!

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 12:54 PM

:bow: :bow:
Is it a single shot? or a composite? lovely
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#12 stets

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 01:58 PM

ahhhh ... that is just terrific

#13 Andrev

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 02:46 PM

Lucky you.

Superb image.

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#14 shadowdoc31

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 04:19 PM


- It's just a single shot taken with a dSLR
- I had to manual focus b/c of the Tele-extender
I was using; always a little tricky (for me) but the
pitching/rolling of the ship turned out to be the major
cause of unsharpness
- As an aside: I brought H-a equipment, but abandoned
this idea once I saw how unsteady the ship was... I could
barely manage the camera (full-frame sensor) on a tripod...

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 04:27 PM

Marvelous result!!

#16 Jesus Munoz

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 08:35 PM

:bow: :bow: :bow:

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 08:30 AM

:bow:Very cool! :bow: :bow: :bow:
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Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:20 PM

Nice! :yay:

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 09:45 PM

"Magnificent!"

#20 astronz59

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 10:36 PM

Very interesting and technically superb photograph. Although the eclipse wasn't total at my location, I did not two close lunar peaks close together on the p limb, so I knew there'd be a good Diamond Ring effect in it for someone...The corona doesn't look like a typical solar maximum elongated configuration though... hmmmmm :refractor::question:

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 11:09 PM

I saw totality from a friend's house in Cairns. The clouds rolled aside around 15 minutes beforehand, so we got to see shadow bands, and we heard the local birdlife go silent as the darkness set in. Red prominences were vivisble to the naked eye, and totality ended with a diamond ring which was incredibly bright.

No photos; I was too busy watching the whole thing go by. It's etched into my memory pretty clearly, anyway!






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