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Fading Blood Red Moon – Full Moon, May 11, 2017

Photos taken at 6:15 through to 8:10pm

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Updated Kipon EF to MFT adapter firmware

And I do wish I had checked on this sooner. The newer Canon L glass now works with it.  Still no joy using any of the teleconverters, not at night for lunar or planetary photography. It doesn’t quite focus when … Continue reading

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Jupiter and 4 Galilean Moons

Handheld Canon 7DmkII, Sigma 150-500,  Kenko 1.4x extender.  

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Putting the Kenko 1.4x extender to use

“Supermoon” May 25 2013 with a little cloud cover – Canon 5DMkIII, Kenko Pro 300 DGX 1.4x, EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS USM. Hand held. Not too shabby. With a bit of cloud cover.

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Occultation of Jupiter – Feb 18 2013

Jupiter slides behind the moon. Jupiter re-emerges from behind it.

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I don’t why Wing would be so surprised

Before the “Great Disc Collapse”, I was very much into astronomy. I would spray AeroGuard (bug repellent) on my legs and arms, then muscle my telescope with filters/tools, a small table and a laptop computer outside, and just study the … Continue reading

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Venus Transit – 2012

I knew when the transit was supposed to occur, so I was set up and ready to go. There was about a 15 second break/thinness in the clouds, and I took 6 photos. I really didn’t think I had gotten … Continue reading

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