I finally got some of the photos processed. Here is the best so far. Eclipse Photos<https://plus.google.com/photos/104873397025982677406/albums/5745975128795791473> on my Picasa Album. On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 8:59 AM, Don Hinchliffe <don.hinchliffe@xxxxxxxxx>wrote: > We were in Page as well. Setup at the Best Western. My First Total > (annular) eclipse!!! I cannot wait until 2017! > > I used an AstroZap Bader Solar filter in front of my XSi with 300mm zoom. > I just dumped (no processing) all my photos into a video at 0.25 seconds > per frame. From first contact to sunset. http://youtu.be/ETbSLonHO54 I > tried to get a lot of frames as the moon touched the edge. Looking forward > to really processing the photos to see the details. > > On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 7:36 AM, Steve D. <fester00@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > >> Rosie and I set up 3 telescopes to view the eclipse at Wahweep View, >> just outside Glen Canyon Recreational Area on Sunday. We set up early >> Sunday afternoon, showing a "pre-eclipse view" to several dozen visitors >> and astronomers. We had an 8" LX200 SCT, ("Tina") with a Thousand Oaks >> Type II filter, our usual 6" F/4.5 yellow solar scope, ("Sunny"), and a >> 60mm F/9.3 Vixen refractor with Baader film. My sister Kay got a fast >> lesson on running the refractor and did an excellent job with the >> public. I counted 156 views through the 8", with dozens more people >> taking pictures through it with point and shoot cameras and cell >> phones. I was first to yell out "FIRST CONTACT!" as the fun began. >> Overall, it was a great experience. I'll be writing an article for the >> SAC newsletter on the whole weekend. >> >> On our way out of Page, stopped at a gas station, a gentleman comes up >> to the truck and asks if we were set up on Wahweep View during the >> eclipse. I said yes and he showed me a telephoto shot on his camera >> he'd taken from Lake Powell. It was the setting Sun, still 70% covered >> by the Moon, with about a dozen observers and visitors in silhouette. >> Amazing photo! He agreed to send it to me, and I'm seeking permission to >> publish it in the newsletter. >> >> Steve Dodder >> Chairman, SAC Novice Group >> Coordinator, Grand Canyon Star Party, North Rim >> Director, Stone Haven Observatory >> >> fester00@xxxxxxxxxxx >> >> http://www.stonehavenobservatory.com >> -- >> See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please >> send personal replies to the author, not the list. >> >> > -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.