2017 Panorama Collage Eclipse taken by The South Carolina Total Solar Eclipse Team

Photographer
sloopjb11
Email
pup@jupiterspacestation.org
Location of photo
SC Eclipse Team photos from Charleston, Columbia, and Clemson, SC
Date/Time of photo
August 21, 2017 at 2:37 EDT
Equipment
6" Orion Newtonian Reflector, 90mm Meade Refractor, Celestron C6 SCT - All with Olympus Pen 4/3 E-PL5 cameras
Description
Photo is 16 color temperature balanced, resized RAW images taken from the coast to the upstate of South Carolina.
Website
http://www.jupiterspacestation.org/solarEclipse/eclipse.html
CATEGORIES
Astronomy Pictures: Sky & Telescope's Online Gallery, Solar Eclipse 2017
Dr John D Bernard

About sloopjb11

Dr John D Bernard.... Began my astronomy interest in 1961 with the Boy Scout merit badge in Astronomy. Graduated from the University of South Carolina with a BS in Science Education and worked for two years as an Astronomy Lab Instructor and Observatory Assistant at Melton Observatory at USC. Taught high school physics and chemistry for 4 years while serving as the last Planetarium Director at the Charleston Museum before it was condemned. Was awarded the first South Carolina Science Teacher of the Year by the SC Academy of Science in 1970. Served as a Team Leader on the 1970 Total Solar Eclipse Team along with 20 high school students from Lower Richland High School in Columbia, SC. Earned 2 more graduate degrees in computer science and taught CS at Clemson and a local technical college for 20 years. During my last 15 years teaching and retiring as the Director of the Jupiter Space Station Radio Observatory in Pendleton, SC. [www.jupiterspacestation.org] In 2017 now serving as Director of the 2017 SC Total Eclipse Group leading 6 teams statewide, partially made up of my 1970 High School Students. Have published over a dozen papers in Optical and Radio Astronomy. As a hobby have successfully shot 5 eclipses from 1970 to 1991. Am presently in the final construction and FAA approval of a 14' aircraft to photograph the 2017 solar eclipse in SC in clear air. All this and many more details can be found on the JSS website.
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