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Eclipses & Transits
Web Pages: Solar Eclipses & Transit Excursions & Images
                             
                 
  2012 Annual Solar Eclipse
Susanville, CA
2009 Total
Solar Eclipse
Asia Pacific
2004 Venus Transit
Greece
2001 Total
Solar Eclipse
Africa
1999 Total
Solar Eclipse
Turkey
1998 Total
Solar Eclipse
Caribbean
  
                             
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Venus Transit
June 5th, 2012  Vancouver, Washington, USA
Clouds & rain hampered the Transit view in Vancouver, but Images were obtained.
 
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      Annular Solar Eclipse
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May 20th, 2012  Susanville, California, USA
Perfect conditions in Susanville.  This was my first Annular Eclipse.
       
                 
                 
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      Total Solar Eclipse Excursion
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July 22, 2009  Viewed near Iwo Jima, Pacific Ocean
Imaged from the Cruise Ship Costa Classica just Southeast of Iwo Jima.  Excursion included tours of Asia.
             
                         
                         
 
      Mercury Transit
November 8th, 2006  Portland, Oregon, USA
Managed an image when the clouds broke momentarily.  Camera was a Sony "Mavica" hand held to a 14mm Radian eyepiece mounted in a TeleVue 85mm Telescope using a "White Solar Light Filter".  Note the sunspot in the upper right.
            
                     
                     
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      Venus Transit Excursion
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June 8th, 2012, 2006  Greece
Excursion included Tours of Greece.
  
             
                         
                         
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      Total Solar Eclipse Excursion
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June 21st, 2001  Africa
Excursion included the Eclipse, Southern Sky & an tour of Africa.
             
                         
                         
   
      Partial Solar Eclipse
July 22, 2000 
Astoria, Oregon USA
Photographed using a Pentax 6x7 camera & 400mm f/4 Telephoto Lens at 1/1000th of a second. Images were taken at the "Astoria Column" parking lot.
           
                     
                     
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Total Solar Eclipse Excursion
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August 11th, 1999

Lake Hazar, Turkey-Plus Tour of Istanbul Turkey.
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February 26th, 1998  Aruba
Excursion included Tours of the Caribbean.
             
                         
                         
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      Total Lunar Eclipse
June 4th, 1993   Portland, OR USA 
Using a Brandon 130mm f/8 Refractor-Imaging at prime focus. 
 
           
                     
                     
   
      Partial Solar Eclipse
July 22nd, 1990  Pine Mountain, OR USA
Taken using 130mm Brandon Refractor at Prime Focus.  The Telescope was mounted on a "stop gap" small Unitron Mount scene in image.
           
                     
                     
 
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Solar Image Collection
Various Solar images.  All were shot through the TV76 with an H-Alpha Filter at various magnifications. 
 
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      Solar Activity
October 25th, 2003
  Portland, Oregon, USA 
Images taken through a TeleVue 76 with a Coronado H-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                
                     
                     
 
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Comets & Meteor Showers
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      Comet Ikeya-Zhang
April 20th, 2002  Central Oregon, USA
Comet Ikeya-Zhang imaged on April 20th, 2002.  Taken near Sisters Oregon by Lynn Carroll & Greg Babcock.  Imaged through a 76mm f/6.3 TeleVue Refractor Telescope mounted on Lynn's 14 inch Celestron.  Film was 400 ISO T-Max pushed to 1600 ISO.  Exposure 15 minutes.
            
                     
                     
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Leonids Meteor Shower
November 17th, 2001 Viewed from near Mt. St. Helens, Washington, USA
View looking Northeast.
 
 
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Comet Hale-Bopp
April 2nd, 1997 
Central Oregon, USA
These are the best images of many acquired.  Equipment used: Pentax 200mm F/2.5,  Pentax 50mm F/1.4 and a Vernonscope 130mm F/8 Telescope.
 
 
      Description   Profile   Profile   Star Field   Shock Waves      
Equipment used 200mm F/2.5 200mm F/2.5 28mm F/2.8 130mm F/8
      Film / Exposure Time   1000 iso
3 min, exp.
  400 iso
10 min. exp.
  200 iso
5 min. exp.
  400 iso
5 min. exp.
     
                             
                             
 
      Comet Hyakutake
March 26th, 1996  Central Oregon
IImaged using a 35mm Pentax Camera. Left: using a 200mm f/2.5 at 10 minutes using Kodak Ektachrome 200 ISO film pushed to 400.  Right: using Camera with a 28mm f/2.8 at 10 minutes using Kodak Ecktachrome 200 ISO film pushed to 400.
            
                     
                     
 
      Comet Kohoutek
December 1973   Eugene, Oregon, USA
Imaged by Charles Coffey, I (Greg Babcock) was the timer,  Taken near the KVAL TV Station, Eugene, Oregon.  5 minute exposure-400 iso Tri-X film.  200mm f/4 Lens mounted on a Classic orange tube, 8 inch Celestron. 
            
                     
                     
 
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      Mt. Aconcagua, Argentina
September 2006
view from the flight back home after a Southern Sky Tour.  Used 10 inch Travel Scope for observing.  The Mendoza GAMA Astronomical Society hosted the event with the Rose City Astronomers of Portland, Oregon.
           
                     
                     
                     
      Moonrise
September 1998  Mt. St. Helens, WA USA
Imaged using a Pentax 6x7 camera with a 45mm f/4 wide angle Lens.
           
                     
                     
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      The Big Dipper at Sunrise
July 1998  Table Mountain, WA  USA
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.
           
                     
                     
 
      Brandon 130mm at 1996 Oregon Star Party
August 1996   Indian Trails Oregon Star Party
 
            
                     
                     
      Venus & the Moon at Sunset
April 1993  Eugene, OR USA
Taken with a 28mm f/2.8 Wide Angle Lens.  Dust in the air from Mt. St. Helens eruptions gave the sunsets "lavender" colors.
            
                     
                     
 
      21 Hour old Moon
March 1988   Pine Mountain, OR USA
Using 94mm f/6.8 Brandon Telescope at Prime Focus.
 
 
            
                     
                     
 
      Rain Funnel  
July 1983   Portland, OR USA
            
                     
                     

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