TOURISTS! | John O’Neal

Photographer
John O'Neal
Email
johnoneal@onealwebsite.com
Location of photo
The Goodtimes Observatory in Amherst, Ohio
Date/Time of photo
July 30th, 2012 @ 16:39:59 UTC
Equipment
The Imaging Source DMK31AU03.as CCD Camera at Prime focus of my Lunt Solar Systems LS60THa w/B1200 & 0.5 Focal Reducer, mounted piggyback on my Losmandy G-11 and mounted inside my Skyshed POD
Description
I was shooting the Solar Disk with Sunsot Groups AR1528, 1529, 1530, 1532, 1533 and 1534 when a jet roared across the disk. I knew seeing was good that day, but didn't realize how good untiul the jet passed by WITHOUT leaving a contrail. The atmosphere was so dry it immediately absorbed the moisture from the jet exhaust leaving no trail.
Website
http://www.facebook.com/groups/solaractivity/
All comments must follow the Sky & Telescope Terms of Use and will be moderated prior to posting. Please be civil in your comments. Sky & Telescope reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter’s username, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

COMMENT