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12-20-2010, 11:48 PM   #16
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It was semi-clear but just clouded over

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Missed it. My corner of Scotland seems to be the only part under cloud. It was the same last week with the Geminid display
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Still partly through the cloud, but we were lucky enough to have a few brief views....

k-r with a A*300 and a 2x converter.....straight jpg from the camera....

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Managed to get couple keepers, was touch and go with the clouds.
Shot with 900mm f7.5 refractor.


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I'm just a newbie but these are what I got between running in the house to warm up! It was freaking cold last night! Shot with my K-7, 200mm, f/5.6, 1.3s, iso 100




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QuoteOriginally posted by tenpointnine Quote
Missed it. My corner of Scotland seems to be the only part under cloud. It was the same last week with the Geminid display
It was clear here - very - but getting a clear view of the NW horizon was impossible as the village is tucked on the south slopes of some hills. I hadn't used the car since Saturday and wasn't about to try to get it out in the dark this morning.
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I did not think it would be that good because of high thin clouds. This was just before the eclipse started. I used the Tamron 55BB 500mm f8 mirror with 01F 2x TC, good enough for normal moon shots. This was at ISO 400 and 1/30s, uncropped:



Later on it cleared, so conditions were pretty good. What I should have done was taken off the TC or increased ISO, because shutter time ended up too slow - the moon moved during the exposure. I was too cold to think. This is at 1.5 seconds, cropped:



I have some images that might work for stacking, but I've never done that.
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Your guys definitely got some nice shots. Well done!

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Not much happening here in Sydney.
Got 10K of imaging equipment ready to roll..............................
But couldnt get up this morning...............

Check out my "Moon" shots..........................
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I had it all planned out and calamity stikes lol, Live in a heavily wooded area and right after it started tree limbs grew, Moved to opposite side of house and the damn wind was so heavy it made the outside light sensers putting lights on an off, next the cheap tripod is usally ok but the wind was heavy and gusting, boy could it shake, went to the front of the house and made a short makeshift tripod and mounted on my car roof, boy its like 15 degrees, ok little warmer now.....
K20d quantaray 100-300 and 2x telconverter and Pentax 50-200mm w/2x, not real happy but will do over tonight hehehe well maybe not...
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Great work everyone, we had clouds and I slept through it :-(
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