Solar Eclipse 2017

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Last week I visited South Carolina to photograph the solar eclipse. In a word, it was: EPIC! The photos speak for themselves, but the process of capturing them is also exciting. My family planned the trip to Charleston about two months ago at which point I began seeking out tutorials for photographing the eclipse. I… Read more »

Prepping for the Lunar Eclipse and Supermoon

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Sunday night will mark the first time in 33 years that a lunar eclipse will coincide with a supermoon. I’m hoping the sky isn’t so cloudy as to block the view of the moon. I enjoy astrophotography, although I don’t shoot enough to warrant buying a telescope and adapter. Getting such gear on short notice is pretty… Read more »

Camelopardalid Meteor Shower

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Late last night we drove from Dallas to Denison, Texas to view the Camelopardalid meteor shower. Early Saturday morning (1-3 AM CDT) would mark the first occurrence of this event and some observers predicted as many as 100 shooting stars per hour. Unfortunately, the predictions were wrong; we only saw about three in the two hours… Read more »