2017 Eclipse sequence


Nikon D7100, 1/1600, f/6.3, 600mm, ISO 200


Nikon D7100, 1/800, f/6.3, 600mm, ISO 200


Nikon D7100, 1/1600, f/6.3, 600mm, ISO 200


Nikon D7100, 1/13, f/6.3, 600mm, ISO 200

Here’s a sequence of unprocessed shots taken in Athens, TN on August 21, 2017. I set up some brackets on a timer and somehow remembered to press the shutter while be awestruck.

Star Party out at Boerne Lake

Rebecca and I finally got the telescope out to a star party with a clear, dark sky where we could see something other than planets and the brightest stars. We also had fun letting people look at what we were looking at. There were lots of gasps and wows.

Tonight we saw (in addition to Jupiter and Saturn):