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LocationMongolia near Burenhayrhan
Date01/08/2008 11h04 UT
EquipmentDSLR Canon 20 Da with nikon lens 200mm and focal doubleur Nikon. tripod Manfrotto with astrotrac TT320 guiding system
DescriptionThis picture is the result of stacking 6 singles exposures from 1/2000s to 0,6s at 800 ISO.
Equipment6'' Maksutov Intes MK69 @900mm St10xme CFW10 for Luminance 4" Apo Televue NP101@540mm SXVH9 CFW10 for RGB Simultaneous on Gemini G42 Mount Filter:Astronomik
DescriptionExposure:LRGB 230/73/73/73min 300secsub Comments:Maxim, Astroart, PSP CS2, Fits Liberato
LocationTehran ; Iran
Date16 August 2008
EquipmentTelescope : 110mm apo . Camera : 30D EOS Canon
DescriptionPartial lunar eclipse from Tehran.
PhotographerEfrain Morales Rivera
LocationAguadilla, Puerto Rico
EquipmentLX200gps 10in. ota, CGE mount, DMK21AF04, PowerMate 2.5x, Astronomik LRGB, Atik mfw.
DescriptionAfter a session of Jupiter i deciced to image Uranus and Neptune. Neptune is approaching Opposition on the 15th and soon in september Uranus. A recent image of Jupiter was used to compare size comparising using the same setup and equipment on all three planets.
Date18h05 local time
EquipmentDSLR Canon 20Da with 200mm lenz and focale doubler.
DescriptionOne single shot of 1/1600s taken at the third contact.
DateAugust 1, 2008
EquipmentTelescope: Borg 77mm ED Refractor Mount: Kenko Sky Mount Camera: Canon 40D
DescriptionSeeing the Total Solar Eclipse from near Yuwi, China was touch and go, with a cloud covering the Sun just minutes before totality. The clouds cleared away to reveal a glorious spectacle. A composite of 13 images from 1/2000 second to 2 seconds.
DateAugust 1st, 2008 at appx. 7:13PM Local Time
EquipmentCanon 40D with 400mm EF-L Zoom Lens
DescriptionI took this at the centerline of the eclipse track in the desert north of Dazhuang, China which is northeast of Jiayuguan. The air was incredibly transparent and the eclipse was vivid. We showed many local Chinese the eclipse through our telescopes which was just as fun as the eclipse itself!
Date2008/08/01, 10:44:26 UT.
EquipmentBresser Skylux 70mm refractor, Canon EOS 450D.
DescriptionIt was a marvelous eclipse that we saw, visible so unexpectedly! For days the weather was unstable, but just before the eclipse the sky became so clear as if we were not in Siberia! The corona was beautiful, many prominences and large parts of the chromosphere were visible as well as many Baily's Beads.
LocationSt: Radegund, Austrai
Date1.Aug. 2008, 9:30 UT
Equipment175/f8 TMB refractor at f = 5,3 m. Lumenera SKXnyx 2-1m
DescriptionThe lunars southern limb projected against the granulated solar surface
DateAugust 1st 2008
EquipmentCoronado PST and Canon Powershot A60 camera.
DescriptionThe maximum phase of the solar eclipse on August 1st 2008 as seen from Bucharest, Romania. Although we didn't see a total eclipse in Romania we had fun photographing the partial phase and guiding people at the "Amiral Vasile Urseanu" Public Observatory in Bucharest,