Interesting article and video about seeing the eclipse from the atmosphere on Bad Astronomy blog. http://www.syfy.com/syfywire/high-school-kids-get-video-of-the-eclipse…-from-32000-meters-above-the-earth
I went to Madras, Oregon to view the total solar eclipse at Oregon Solarfest. I setup a couple of cameras. The first was using a solar filter over a telephoto lens on my Canon. I took a couple of shots during the first contact phase. The main effort was using the Lunt and ZWO to
I decided to purchase the solar filters I researched before. The installing was very easy. I had noticed a video on Rainbow Symphony’s website on how to do the installing. I add to double up the felt but it was good fit. Unfortunately, it was rainy today so not able to test.
In working through getting our supplies for the solar eclipse trip, I was thinking about getting a pair of solar binoculars to match the kid’s smaller solar binoculars. But, decided to pass since I hope to get a solar telescope. But, than as I was skimming one of the eclipse books I purchased, I saw
Sometime back in 2015, I created a future task to start planning for the solar eclipse in 2017. Earlier this year, a post on Seattle Astronomy talked about viewing the eclipse from Madras, Oregon at Oregon Solarfest. The website has changed a lot since then but was very simple back in the spring. I sent