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Re: TMB 80/600 and solar eclipse

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  • jimhp29401us
    Gorgeous Kent! Really very nice. Congratulations!! Jim Phillips ... Astronomics ... 20Da ... of ... the ... ring.
    Message 1 of 5 , Apr 5, 2006
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      Gorgeous Kent! Really very nice. Congratulations!!

      Jim Phillips

      >
      > What could be more portable to carry on a 5,000 mile solar eclipse
      > expedition than the TMB 80/600 mounted atop a Universal
      Astronomics
      > Microstar mount on a small Bogen tripod? Combined with a Canon
      20Da
      > digital SLR I managed to snap this rather nice picture at the end
      of
      > totality. I was positioned at sea on the Costa ship "Classica" off
      the
      > coast of Libya and Egypt.
      >
      > The copy is low resolution, but still shows a beautiful diamond
      ring.
      >
      > Kent Blackwell
      >
      > http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y205/skent/IMG_0932COPY.jpg
      >
      > TMB 80/600 mm
      > ISO 200
      > Canon 20Da
      > 1/5000-sec exposure
      >
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