Eclipse Tonight!

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Just a heads up!

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Thanks Butch, I had my days mixed up and was looking for it last night. I hear that it will take on a red hue, should be cool looking.
 

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That's cool and good timing here on the westcoast as well. Thanks for the heads up it's supposed to be clear here tonight. I'll be showing the kiddo for sure.
 

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Hopefully the sky will be clear here. I like that it's gonna be early... I think the last one was the middle o' the night ?
 

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Well I watched most of the first half of the eclipse, pretty cool. Also pretty damn cold from where I had to stand in my yard to see it so I'm back inside now.:D
 

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just went out and had a lookey loo, kinda cool. contemplating taking the camera and tripod out, its kinda bright in the city tho...
 

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ok, then I will, if'n you didnt get to see it I shall attempt to document it. :D back soonly.
 

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I might not get to see it, but at least I can...

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best I can do in the city...
10 times optical zoom, tripod, nightshot (2 second exposure)
 

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My son & I had a great view of it >>> Clear skies and visible from the front step ! It began much earlier than the posted 10:00 p.m., but it's still waning now & really a sight !
 
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I could see it sorta good, but we have alot of light pollution and I just knew I could not get a good pix. Thank goodness that Paul B. got some good pix. Thanks for posting that!
 

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Enjoy!!

Shot with Canon EOS 1D Markll, 300mm f/2.8, and either a 2x teleconverter or 2 stacked teleconverters, 2x and 1.4x, which, with the sensor in the camera, gives an effective 1092mm, or 22 power. These are cropped somewhat. I shot in manual mode, as the light range is so dramatic. Most were underexposed to bring out detail. Longer exposures over 5 or so seconds were blurry, prolly due to the earth's rotational speed.

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rbtree

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Thanks, Paul. some high clouds came in at the end, and created shadows moving across the moon. You can't really tell in that last shot. Video woulda shown the effect.

I think this shot is a tad sharper...had some odd greenish coloration, though...
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twas cool, i didnt know about it and said to my wife "check out the moon" then she said "oh yeah i forgot to tell ya":) we had clear skys for the whole thing
 

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I could see it from my livingroom window. Very cool. At first it was almost a perfect quarter moon and then it got pretty fuzzy.
 
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