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Photo of the Month for May, 2016

Saturn

© 2016 Richard Edmonds

  • Meade LX200/GPS, f/6.3

  • OPT 2X Barlow

  • Canon 60Da shooting in Movie Crop Mode at 60 fps most probably ISO 800

  • Stack of 158 frames out of a 52 second video clip (4920 frames).

  • Unfortunately the original video clip file does not record shutter speed or ISO.
Contributed by . . . Richard Edmonds        








Activities for May 2016



Club Observing

      Saturday, May 7, 2016, 2016 - ( Sunset 7:20 pm )



Heritage Square & Williams Public Viewing

      Friday, May 13, 2016 - ( Sunset 7:23 pm )



Monthly Meeting

      Saturday, May 14, 2016

Title: "Lighting in the 21st Century: Is Everything We Knew Wrong?"

Speaker: Christian B. Luginbuhl – Flagstaff Dark Skies Coalition

The "LED revolution" is upon us. We hear LEDs leave previous technologies in the dust, and communities across the country are rushing to upgrade. But the "E" in LED has sometimes been claimed to stand for "exaggeration." We will examine both the pros and cons, particularly from the dark sky perspective.











Transit of Mercury coming May 9, 2016

and it will be half over when the Sun rises over Arizona.

Find the full details at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transit_of_Mercury










What's New in May, 2016



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Saturn
© 2016 Richard Edmonds




April 2, 2016

  • Meade LX200/GPS, f/6.3

  • OPT 2X Barlow

  • Canon 60Da shooting in Movie Crop Mode at 60 fps most probably ISO 800

  • Stack of 158 frames out of a 52 second video clip (4920 frames).
Unfortunately the original video clip file does not record shutter speed or ISO.

Richard Edmonds        








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