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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Sun Spots

The Sun Spots recorded in my eclipse video are apparently quite large and impressive and are getting a lot of attention from the science community. Here is a NASA image:


I don't have magnification power to rival NASA, but I can get to 4064mm f20, so we'll see what kind of detail I can resolve of this record breaking Sun Spot on Monday when I hope to photograph comet Siding Spring with Mars, the Lagoon Nebula, the Trifid Nebula, and the Moon.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

While we had our heads down ...


I was hoping to record today's eclipse in high fidelity, but wound up barely getting it documented in the midst of my normal multitasking. Here is what happened in the heavens today while we all had our heads down, servicing the bureaucracy that makes the world go round.


It is very subtle, but I can actually see the reduction in the output of my roof mounted solar panels: