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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                
                     
                     
                     
                     
January 3rd, 2009
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Neighborhood Moon & Jupiter Watch
May 16th, 2016 Viewed from Vancouver, Washington, USA
Live Moon image projected onto the wall of a neighbor's house for neighbors to observe.  A bonus image was Jupiter with 3 of the 4 Galliain Moons visitble. 
 
       
                             
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Lunar Images-Practicing for the coming Solar Eclipse
July 2nd,  2017 Viewed from Vancouver, Washington, USA
TEST IMAGES
Close up is of Clauvius Crater to test the resolution of the Telescope//Camera
combination.  Telescope is a Takahashi 60mm using a Skris Camera.
     
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Above-enlarged image...
Lunar Image

January 3rd, 2009 Viewed from Vancouver, Washington, USA
Using TV76mm with 2x Barlow
     
              Lower Power   Close-up          
                             
                             
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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.
 
 
          Explosion   Cloud   Spreading   Close ups      
                             
                             
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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
 
            
                     
                     
      Star Trails over Pine Mountain Observatory
August 8th, 1993  Pine Mountain, OR USA
            
                     
                     
      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
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      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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