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New Sunspot Region and Bright Prominences. North West Solar Limb. 17 July 2011, 09:22UT. 60mm SolarMax / BF30. DMK31AU03.AS David Evans

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Dark Filament and Bright Prominences. North West Solar Limb. 2 July 2011, 09:00UT 60mm SolarMax / BF30, DMK31AU03.AS David Evans

Waxing Crescent Moon

Canon G12 06-25-2012 16" Nightsky Dobsonian GregHeath.com gregoryheath.blogspot.com

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Afocal photo of craters on the moon through an 8" dobsonian reflector.

Crago Observatory

My friend and I ventured over to the Crago Observatory in the Blue Mountains just outside of Sydney for the first time last night and the views through the 14" Dobsonian were phenomenal.

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Afocal photo of craters on the moon through an 8" dobsonian reflector.

Orion 7790 12.13-Inch ID Full Aperture Solar Filter

Designed to fit snugly over the aperture of your telescope, these optical glass filters block 99.999% of incoming sunlight, allowing you to safely observe sunspots and solar granulation in the Sun’s photosphere. The Sun appears in a natural, whitish color. The glass elements are machine-polished and triple-coated with nickel-chromium stainless steel for a scratch-resistant surface. Each filter has three nylon … Read More