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A little humor, partial "house" eclipse of the sun 12/3/2021

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#1 rigel123

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Posted 03 December 2021 - 02:08 PM

On the day before the total eclipse I set up to see what I might catch today on ole sol and started a bit early for it to totally clear my neighbors roof!  (full resolution so got the ghost image as well)

 

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A little later wide field shot wink.gif and I was surprised that seeing wasn't too bad even so close to the roof!

 

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Posted 03 December 2021 - 06:23 PM

LOL, Warren. I had a similar experience this morning, as I took the day off and happened to be up pretty early for me. I usually do solar stuff around noon or later, and I thought I'd try a morning session. Not too unexpectedly, the Sun was in a tree for about a half hour so its disk was irregularly illuminated by the (fortunately) bare branches.



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Posted 03 December 2021 - 08:44 PM

LOL, Warren. I had a similar experience this morning, as I took the day off and happened to be up pretty early for me. I usually do solar stuff around noon or later, and I thought I'd try a morning session. Not too unexpectedly, the Sun was in a tree for about a half hour so its disk was irregularly illuminated by the (fortunately) bare branches.

That happens to me all the time!



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Posted 04 December 2021 - 01:51 AM

I have a tree I never see, well until now.  The worst one to me is when the 2 foot roof snow happens and I can't see Jack!   Last year I built a 18" extender for the Pier, where is that darn thing anyhow...

 

Never mind not a drop of snow here in Colorado so we are good!

 

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Posted 04 December 2021 - 07:28 PM

I will know this feeling in about 18months when the 12 storey building being built opposite us will interfere with morning obs for 5 months of the year... grrr



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Posted 04 December 2021 - 09:09 PM

I will know this feeling in about 18months when the 12 storey building being built opposite us will interfere with morning obs for 5 months of the year... grrr

That is a bummer!




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