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SKY-MAP.ORG / WIKISKY • View topic - partil solar eclipse, 2007/03/19
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partil solar eclipse, 2007/03/19

PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2007 8:57 am
by Tuguldur
Hi all,

there is partial solar eclipse visible in Siberia, Mongolia, and some parts of China and Korea.

As I'm in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, hoping for some nice pix, preparing my scopes and instruments. Unfortunately, the weather doesn't seem to allow me that.... :cry: :cry: :cry:

Anyways, if I will have some pix, then I'll post them here firstly.

clear skies,
Tuguldur

eclipse pix

PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2007 12:42 am
by Tuguldur
Hi all, today was the judjement day...hehe

I've captured some pix, and posting some of them here:

the eclipse startedImage

projectionImage

maximum eclipseImage

clear skies, Tuugii

PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2007 1:56 am
by moonster
Cool!
I always heard you have to use special filters to look on Sun through a telescope, but never thought you can simply project picture on piece of paper.
There's a joke just came up:
Q: How many times you can look on Sun through a telescope?
A: Twice - once with left eye and once with right.
:)

PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2007 3:41 am
by Tuguldur
hi moonster,

thanks for the funny joke! hehehe... :D

by the way, you don't even need telescope to project the image, small binocular or even small pinhole of the paper will work great!

Tuugii

PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 10:57 am
by Jonnyb13
I find that looking at the sun directly with your eyes is the best approach.