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Gallery Eclipse & Transits
  2017 Total Solar Eclipse, Baker City, OR                    
  2017   2012   2012   2009   2004   2001   2000   1999   1998   1990  
      2019 Mercury Transit
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ovember 11th, 2019  Vancouver, Washington, USA
Imaged using a the Tak 60mm at 355mm Focal Length, Skyris Mono 1600x1200 Camera, White Light Filter.  In clouds-near ege.
       
 
Clouds Edge Close-up
      2017 Total Solar Eclipse
August 21st, 2017  Baker City, OR USA 
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      2015 Lunar Eclipse
September 27th, 2015  Vancouver, Washington, USA Imaged using a TV76 with a 0.8 Focal Reducer and a 1600x1200 Imaging Source Camera.
 
   
 
      2012 Venus Transit
June 5th, 2012  Vancouver, WA USA 
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      2012 Annular Solar Eclipse
May 20th, 1993  Susanville, CA USA
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      2009 Total Solar Eclipse
June 4th, 1993 Baker City, OR USA 
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      2006 Mercury Transit
November 8th, 2006  Portland, Oregon USA  Brief cloud break.  Camera: Sony "Mavica" hand held over a 14mm Radian eyepiece in a TeleVue 85mm Telescope, using a "White Solar Light Filter."
   
 
      2004 Venus Transit
June 8th, 2004  Greece
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      2001 Total Solar Eclipse
June 21st, 2001  Africa
Web Page
   
 
      2000 Partial Solar Eclipse on Christmas Day
December 25th, 2000  
Portland, Oregon, USA
Imaged hand holding a Digital Camera over a 70mm Pronto.
   
 
      2000 Partial Solar Eclipse
July 1st, 2000   Astoria, Oregon, USA Photographed using a Pentax 6x7 camera & 400mm f/4 Lens at 1/1000th  of a second. Images were taken at the "Astoria Column" parking lot. 
       
 
          Close-up   Profile   Near-End      
      1999 Total Solar Eclipse
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une 4th, 1993   Turkey 
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      1998 Total Solar Eclipse
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une 4th, 1993   Aruba Caribbean
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      1993 Lunar Eclipse
June 4th, 1993   Portland, Oregon, USA 
Using a Brandon 130mm f/8 Refractor-Imaging at prime focus.
   
 

    1990 Partial Solar Eclipse
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uly 22nd, 1990   Pine Mountain, Oregon, USA
This was a Total Eclipse midway between the Pacific Coast & Hawaii
             
          Sequence   Profile   Cascade   130mm      
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Gallery Solar & Lunar Gallery

    2002 - 2012 Prominences
Imaged using a Coronado Hydrogen Alpha Filter attached to a TV76 Refractor. 
       

    2012 Solar Image
April 23rd, 2012  Imaged using a Coronado Hydrogen Alpha Filter attached to a TV76 Refractor. 
       
    2010 Solar Image
September 6th, 2002  Imaged using a Coronado Hydrogen Alpha Filter attached to a TV76 Refractor.
 

    2003 Solar activity
 October 25th, 2003  Imaged by a TV76 using a White Light Filter and a Hydrogen Alpha Filter. 
Using a Sony Mavica MVC-CD400.  The camera was  hand held over a 32mm Plossl Eyepiece.
         
  Dave Haworth-Image of Airplane Passing through Sun Spot 488 White Filter H-Alpha  

    2016 Neighborhood Moon Watch
June 2016  The TV76 and Projector was set up to project on a neighbors house for all to see.  Jupiter displaying 3 of it's Galileian Moons.
       

    2009 Lunar Images
Using a TV76 and Imaging Source Planetary Camera.  Close-up uses a 3x Barlow Lens.
         
          Standard   3x Barlow      
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Gallery Comets & Meteor Showers

    2002 Comet Ikeya-Zhang
April 20th, 2002  Central Oregon, USA  By Lynn Carroll & Greg Babcock. Imaged by a TV76 mounted on Lynn's 14 in. Celestron.  Film was 400 ISO T-Max pushed to 1600 ISO.  Exposure 15 minutes.
 
       
    2001 Leonids Meteor Shower
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ovember 17th, 2001  Near Mt. St. Helens, Washington,  
Using Pentax 6x7 Film Camera and Fisheye Lens.
           
Explosion   Expanding Cloud Meteors on Horizon

1997 Comet
Hale-Bopp
  Date    March   April 2nd    April 2nd    April 2nd    April 2nd    April 2nd    May    May    
  Pentax Camera-Lens    200mm F/2.5    200mm F/2.5    200mm F/2.5   130mm F/8   130mm F/8   130mm F/8   28mm F/2.8   28mm F/2.8  
Film  400 iso  1000 iso  400 iso  1000 iso 400 iso 400 iso 400 iso 400 iso
  Exposure Time   10 min   3 min   10 min   3 min   5 min   5 min   5 min   5 min  

    1996 Comet Hyakutake
March 26th, 1996  Central Oregon  Imaged using a 35mm Pentax Camera. 200 iso pushed to 400 for 10 minutes.  Left: using a 200mm f/2.5.   Right: using a 28mm f/2.8.
         
          200mm   28mm      


 
  1973 Comet Kohoutek
December 1973   Eugene, Oregon, USA  Imaged by Charles Coffey, I was the timer,  Taken near the KVAL TV Station.  5 minute exp. 400 iso Tri-X film.  200mm f/4 Lens mounted on a Classic orange tube, 8 inch Celestron.  
       
Eclipses & Transits     Solar & Lunar     Comets & Meteor Showers     Earth & Sky     Observing at St Helens
Gallery Earth & Sky
      2014 Solar Spectral Halo
April 20th, 2014
  Vancouver, Washington, USA
Phone Camera
   
 
      2013 Solar Spectral & Shadows
November 28th, 2013
  Vancouver, Washington, USA
Phone Camera
   
 
      2006 Mt. Aconcagua, Argentina
September 2006 view from the flight back home after a Southern Sky Tour. The Mendoza GAMA Astronomical Society hosted the event with the Rose City Astronomers of Portland, Oregon.
       
      1998 Orion
November 28th, 2013
  North Portland, Oregon
Pentax 6x7 with Fisheye Lens
       
      1998 Moonrise at Mt. St. Helens
September 1998  Mt. St. Helens, WA USA
Imaged using a Pentax 6x7 camera with a 45mm f/4 wide angle Lens.
   
 
      1998 Oregon Star Party
August 1998
 Cental Oregon
Before there were Laptops
   
 
      1998 Big Dipper-Table Mt. Star Party
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uly 1998 Table Mountain Star Party  Washington  Sunrise. Taken at the Table Mountain Star Party using a Pentax 6x7 camera with a 45mm f/4 wide angle Lens. Taken during the Table Mountain Star Party.
   
 
      1995 Orion-Oregon Star Party
1995 Oregon Star Party
 Central Oregon
Sunrise
   
 
      1994 130mm Brandon-Oregon Star Party
1995 Oregon Star Party
 Central Oregon
130mm Brandon Telescope
   
 
      1993 Oregon Star Party
1993 Oregon Star Party
 Central Oregon
Before there were laptops.
   
 
      1993 Pine Mountain Oregon
1993
Pime Mountain Oregon
32 inch Telescope Dome
   
 
      1993 Pine Mountain Oregon
1993
Pime Mountain Oregon
94mm Brandon Refractor with 1000 iso tmax
   
 
      1993 Pine Mountain Oregon
1993
Pime Mountain Oregon
32 inch Telescope Dome
   
 
      1993 Pine Mountain Oregon
1993
Pime Mountain Oregon
32 inch Telescope Dome
   
 
      1993 Pine Mountain Oregon
1993
Pime Mountain Oregon
32 inch Telescope Dome
   
 
      1978 Eugene Star Party
1978
Alton Baker Park
Star Line 8 inch Cassegraun owned by Mike Dilley
   
 
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