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« on: June 04, 2012, 05:48 PM »

Not really kite related but I finally put together a series of photos I took of the solar Eclipse back on the 20th of last month, and thought I would post a pic of it.

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« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2012, 06:12 PM »

Way cool.  Cool

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« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2012, 07:28 PM »

Thanks for posting.
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« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2012, 07:36 PM »

Thats awesome!!!
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« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2012, 07:57 AM »

Excellent photos - thanks for posting!  Where did you take them?  I live outside Albuquerque and the path of total occlusion passed just south of us.  Thousands of spectators came here for viewing and several public events had large turnouts.  I had to make do with a pinhole setup in my back field and I was far enough north of the path (maybe 30-40 miles) that the eclipse was only partial.  I'm still kicking myself for not ordering the solar filter for my telescope!
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« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2012, 08:10 AM »

Nice John, we did the pinhole and binoculars focused on a piece of paper. I poked one side of the binoculars through a large sheet of cardboard to shade the paper. The coolest view to me though was the hundreds of images thrown on the wall as it filtered through the leaves.



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« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2012, 11:34 AM »

Wow John, that is so cool-- thanks so much for posting!

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« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2012, 12:32 PM »

Cosmic
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