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#76 greenglass

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Posted 09 April 2024 - 06:43 PM

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Posted 09 April 2024 - 06:58 PM

From Winchester, Indiana. Very thin high-level clouds limited the amount of corona I could capture, but the event was quite spectacular.
 
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Posted 09 April 2024 - 07:41 PM

It was hazy where I was at in Kirby, AR. And we were real tight on space on this trip, so no scope and mount. But I did manage to get a few shots with my DSLR. Looks OK, but not like our view through binoculars. That was amazing.

 

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I mean no offense when I say that NO photo I've seen does justice to what I saw with my eyes, but your photo seems to be the closest to what I remember seeing. I would say that the biggest difference in my memory is that the prominence is the lower left quadrant was much brighter to me than the overall corona, and looked like a point of red-orange-pink light drilling into my brain. I am glad to have this as a reference for my memory, as I'm considering a tattoo to honor the experience. Thank you.


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#79 racunniff

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Posted 09 April 2024 - 08:01 PM

My collage from yesterday. Most of the photos were taken with a Canon EOS R5 on a Sigma 500 f/4 (at f/5.0), mounted on an iOptron CEM-60 with CaptureEclipse controlling it on a MacBook. We were near Uvalde and were almost clouded out, but they thinned out enough for some fun images!

 

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Full-res image at https://photos.app.g...cP63wPtVXs7EQJ6


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#80 EricTheCat

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Posted 09 April 2024 - 08:23 PM

I just got back home tonight.  Lots of images to process.  Really lucked out with the weather.

 

Figured I would share a couple views from Poplar Bluff, Missouri. 

 

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This HDR image is very much a work in progress.  One of my goals was to capture earthshine.  Definitely needs some work so I can also show the prominence detail. 

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Clear skies,
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#81 jssimon

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Posted 09 April 2024 - 08:29 PM

This image was taken with my 2 inch refractor riding my Meade LX200 on a wedge. ASI533MC Pro. Gain=0, 5ms exposure. Perfect polar alignment kept things centered very well. Taken in Johnston City, IL. No filter except the standard UV/IR. 

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#82 Steven.Hagler

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Posted 09 April 2024 - 09:30 PM

Adding another one.  

 

9 images composited together that were all taken from my backyard near downtown Dallas, TX.  Images were captured on a Canon 600D attached to ZWO FF107 w/reducer (~550 FL)  sitting on ZWO AM5 mount for tracking.  Images were then color processed (tone and matching), cropped and stitched together.

 

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#83 Anhydrite

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Posted 09 April 2024 - 11:10 PM

Here is a quick shot of the prominences and some ok beads.
Really great naked eye prom!  What a surprise.  I specifically avoided looking at the current proms and sunspots pre eclipse so I would be surprised.
 
 
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#84 edwyun

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Posted 10 April 2024 - 01:03 AM

Here are some raw photos, cropping only...

 

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#85 Rhiakath

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Posted 10 April 2024 - 06:13 AM

Strange looking sun spot... scratchhead2.gif lol.

 

Great photo and definitely great luck being able to catch that with a plane!

 

I battled clouds and terrible seeing, but managed a few shots. We had 97% coverage at home. Wanted to make the trip for totality, but iffy weather, and having pets who might have issues with us gone for 10-12 hours, we stayed home.

 

Most of my pics were suffering from cloud cover, it was miserable. But I got one pic, that probably few did. I heard an airplane buzzing around, but didn't think much of it. I was waiting for the 10 second timer to snap a shot and when it did, I thought I saw a plane. After each pic my camera shows the new pic for a couple seconds, then reverts back to picture taking readiness. Was too busy at the the time to check it out. We were fast approaching final contact, and clouds covered me up for first contact, so I was intent on getting as many pics as I could before the next big cloud rolled in.

 

Later yesterday evening, I loaded the pics into the computer. This is the one I was looking for. It's washed out to white because of clouds. It's focus is bad, because of clouds and poor seeing. But you can't miss the plane.

 

Orion ED 80, on a CG5, 16 mp Sony Cybershot Camera, afocal shot through a 27 Pan. 

 

Crazy, dumb luck. When I saw this pic I let out an expletive I can't repeat here. Followed up by an almost sinister "evil mastermind" laugh. I didn't even know I could do that.

 

 

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Posted 10 April 2024 - 08:07 AM

Have not had time to process anything yet but here are a couple of favorites for a quick look through Lightroom:

 

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Posted 10 April 2024 - 09:40 AM

Adding another one.  

 

9 images composited together that were all taken from my backyard near downtown Dallas, TX.  Images were captured on a Canon 600D attached to ZWO FF107 w/reducer (~550 FL)  sitting on ZWO AM5 mount for tracking.  Images were then color processed (tone and matching), cropped and stitched together.

 

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Amazing composite! What did you use to stitch the images? 


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#88 petertinkerer

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Posted 10 April 2024 - 10:23 AM

Here are a few eclipse pictures take at Newport Vermont.  These are 4 frame grabs from a video I took with my Nikon Coolpix B700 mounted on a AZ-GTE mount tracking the sun.  This set up resulted in zero stress concerning focus, exposure etc and allowed me to relax and take in the full majesty of the moment.

 

Peter

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#89 Tom Laskowski

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Posted 10 April 2024 - 12:27 PM

The culprit which caused all this craziness. About 36 hours after totality.

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Posted 10 April 2024 - 01:16 PM

Strange looking sun spot... scratchhead2.gif lol.

 

Great photo and definitely great luck being able to catch that with a plane!

 

Thanks!

 

My numerous deficiencies in the talent department, sometimes catch up to me with a rare, dumb luck moment. Not the sort of luck than wins the lotto however... ;)

 

I still can't hardly believe that happened.


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Posted 10 April 2024 - 01:32 PM

The end of totality from Magog.

 

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Where was this location? I was in Purmela Texas and saw via photograhy the double diamond. Still working on pics. :-)

Nice capture!


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Posted 10 April 2024 - 01:36 PM



Our hotel room had a kitchen equipped with a colander.  I’m glad that I remembered to do this.  I’ll have to photoshop some alien eyes on it.

 

Ha, glad I'm not the only one that did this.  I hauled a colander in the trunk of the car with me 600 miles and carried it into the park with me.

 

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Posted 10 April 2024 - 02:01 PM

Took these from our AirBNB in Muncie, Indiana. We had some high, wispy clouds, but other than that it was perfect. Worth the 11 hour drive from NJ!

 

 

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Posted 10 April 2024 - 02:11 PM

What amazing images!  Thank you all for sharing.

 

Though there were high clouds in Bloomington, IN, this was easily the best of my 3 totals (Feb. 1980 and August 2017 being the previous two).  Contrary to my plan to strictly eyeball it, I decided to compromise and photograph it in totally automated mode.  I figured if that didn't work, well, too bad, but at least the eyeball part would still work.

 

So, I used Eclipse Orchestrator to control a Canon D70 to do a pre-C1 to post-C4 session.  The scope was a Tak FSQ-85ED driven by an Astro-Physics 900GTO.  Despite being a newbie eclipse photographer, I'm happy to report that I got some good ones.  Instead of showing you what looks pretty much like everyone else's, here is the HDR combo of several bracketed images of the corona, showing the full corona and Earthshine.  Not as cool as ones by HDR pros, but good as a first attempt.  Hope y'all like it.

 

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Posted 10 April 2024 - 02:30 PM

Here is my timelapse & (albeit overview) images! https://www.youtube....h?v=oqvpIo2WxhQ


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Posted 10 April 2024 - 03:32 PM

Couple of questions I was hoping someone could help with.

 

1.  I have about 500 time lapse pictures from the eclipse.  Problem is, that my mount was perfectly aligned, so in the photos, the sun is not always in the same spot, it moves around a little, enough that if I were to stitch them into a video, it would be very noticeable.  So I'm wondering what would be the best way to get all of the photos aligned so that from beginning to end, including during totatlity that the sun stays in the same position.

 

2.  I'd also like to take a selection of the images I have and create a montage/collage of them.  I'm thinking 2 different projects, one would just have a few of the pictures and they would be in the typical arch pattern with totality in the middle.  The other one I would like to do is like 20 columns by 20 rows showing the complete sequence through the eclipse, with totality being in the middle.

 

Any suggestions, advice, tutorials, software that I would be able to use to auto align the pictures to prep them for the time lapse video, and anything that would help me with creating the photo montages that I would like to do.  I know most people are going to reply with Photoshop, but I am a complete Photoshop dummy.

 

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Posted 10 April 2024 - 04:37 PM

I have a question for experienced eclipse photographers about the corona appearance in photos like the top one in post # 66: all of the jpeg files that I make from RAW exposure shots of the eclipse have that same hard outer edge to them and it looks like some sort of processing artifact to my untrained eye. I do not see that hard edge when viewing the RAW file in Freestone Image Viewer, but the jpegs with maximum resolution all seem to show this. How can I make this go away?

 

I get it that jpeg files always have compression and limited bit depth, but the jpeg files that came straight from the camera (I shot Raw plus maximum quality jpeg) look fine and it is only the Freestone jpegs that have the artificial edges. So far, the RAW files are turning out to be much less useful than jpegs. Clearly I am missing something.



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Posted 10 April 2024 - 04:53 PM

I have a question for experienced eclipse photographers about the corona appearance in photos like the top one in post # 66: all of the jpeg files that I make from RAW exposure shots of the eclipse have that same hard outer edge to them and it looks like some sort of processing artifact to my untrained eye. I do not see that hard edge when viewing the RAW file in Freestone Image Viewer, but the jpegs with maximum resolution all seem to show this. How can I make this go away?

 

I get it that jpeg files always have compression and limited bit depth, but the jpeg files that came straight from the camera (I shot Raw plus maximum quality jpeg) look fine and it is only the Freestone jpegs that have the artificial edges. So far, the RAW files are turning out to be much less useful than jpegs. Clearly I am missing something.

Funny I was just lamenting that I didn’t shoot in raw among other things.



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Posted 10 April 2024 - 05:14 PM

From Quitman, AR

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Posted 10 April 2024 - 05:35 PM

Here’s a jpeg. Panasonic ZS70. 1/3 sec 600 mm

 

Makanda Illinois
 
Makanda Illinois, high clouds, temperature drop was 23 degrees. 

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