Live 2012 Solar Eclipse Pictures

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Live 2012 Solar Eclipse Pictures

Postby Will » Sun May 20, 2012 5:56 pm

There are several sites giving live pictures, this one looks valuable. It will start using its remote telescopes at about 2:30pm Pacific time, with the first looks from Japan. This Sunday, 20 May annular eclipse will end about 7:30 Pacific time.

http://events.slooh.com/
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Re: Live 2012 Solar Eclipse Pictures

Postby Will » Mon May 21, 2012 2:52 am

The moon is now ceasing its partial (about 85% in So. Cal.) occultation of the Sun. The temperature seemed to drop 10 or 15 degrees, the shadows of tree leaves cast miniature crescent moon/sun images. In short a good time was had by all.

See you for the Venus transit of the Sun (very rare) June 5 or 6, depending.
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Re: Live 2012 Solar Eclipse Pictures

Postby KeithBC » Mon May 21, 2012 3:37 pm

I was going to use the eclipse to practice my solar photography technique in anticipation of the Venus transit. However,the weather had other plans.

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Re: Live 2012 Solar Eclipse Pictures

Postby Will » Mon May 21, 2012 3:48 pm

KeithBC wrote:I was going to use the eclipse to practice my solar photography technique in anticipation of the Venus transit. However,the weather had other plans.

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Too bad you did not use the slooh website. Their speciality is using remote telescopes all over the planet so that weather is rarely a problem. The Venus transit will be broadcast for free, no need to pay to join, so one can use their images.
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