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Last night's moon
« on: December 18, 2010, 10:47:53 AM »

Wow - we finally had a sunny day!  That meant a clear evening and a chance to try out the new tripod shooting the moon.   Here it is:


The Moon - 2010-12-17 by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

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Re: Last night's moon
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2010, 10:58:40 AM »

Very Cool! I like the resolution. You can see a lot of the detail of the moon.
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Re: Last night's moon
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2010, 11:47:31 AM »

Very Cool! I like the resolution. You can see a lot of the detail of the moon.
Thanks!  The faster shutter speed helps to ensure that the image is sharp at the longer focal length.

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Re: Last night's moon
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2010, 12:16:37 PM »

Nice pic of the moon!  I think I see a mall and a freeway  :o
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Re: Last night's moon
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2010, 12:48:36 PM »

Nice pic of the moon!  I think I see a mall and a freeway  :o
You have to look UP! :D

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Re: Last night's moon
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2010, 04:55:24 PM »

Did you manage to get any shots of the eclipse last night or was it too cloudy?  I fell asleep waiting for it.
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Re: Last night's moon
« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2010, 07:37:09 AM »

Did you manage to get any shots of the eclipse last night or was it too cloudy?  I fell asleep waiting for it.
CLOUDS - Lots of them.  With some rain thrown in for good measure.