Despite the winter storms of this week, today, the last day of January provided me a nice quick view of the sun. With a new sunspot grouping called AR1043 coming around the limb in the northern hemisphere of the sun, I managed to get some video of it. I will post it as soon as I [...]
Monthly Archive for January, 2010
In a previous posting I mentioned that I had taken some video of sunspot complexes 1041 & 1042. Here is the result of my efforts with a Meade Electronic Eyepiece and some turbulent atmosphere under some poor seeing conditions. Hey, it was sure nice to get out there and do some solar astronomy in the winter [...]
It was a rare January Saturday afternoon when you can go out and do some comfortable Solar Observing. There was a slight breeze but crystal clear skies as I set up my solar observing setup in Farley Field in Marlborough, Ct. Within minutes I had not one, but two sunspot complexes with in view. Sunpot [...]
A balmy day of 45 degrees left no doubt that this was a good day to do some solar photography. For January, this was a bonus day of observing in the middle of winter. After giving solar observers a great show for the past week or so Sunspot complex 1040 is slowly dissapearing in size [...]
A video that I shot last month is now up on the Fire Service Page for your viewing. Please feel free to check it out.
Ok, it’s cold, windy and snowing outside. The perfect day to get out your telescope and do some observing. No, not the kind of observing we are used to, but how about something closer to home. I did just that today after watching the snow pile up yet again in my yard. But this time [...]
CtCameraEye wishes the best to all in this new year of 2010, and I would like to offer a quote from an English photographer named David Bailey in 1984. “It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter, because you can invent things. But in photography [...]