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by BobW
Wed May 25, 2016 3:52 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Charlie Bates in Iqaluit Canada 63' North and -25C!
Replies: 6
Views: 1404

Re: Charlie Bates in Iqaluit Canada 63' North and -25C!

Congratulations on an adventurous outreach. Even being at only 45 degrees north, in northern Wisconsin USA, we occasionally conjure up a crisp, cool, absolutely clear -20F day. Love those days!!

Bob Wiltrout
by BobW
Sun May 22, 2016 1:13 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Boy Scout Camporee Outreach
Replies: 3
Views: 953

Boy Scout Camporee Outreach

On 05-21-16 I was invited to the spring camporee with a local Boy Scout group. After setting up around 3:00PM, Fifty to sixty scouts and adult leaders enjoyed great views of the sun in white and Ha light. Naturally the sun glasses were a hit. At twilight I put the LUNT 100 to bed and configured the ...
by BobW
Thu May 19, 2016 3:17 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar Outreach for Winter School District
Replies: 4
Views: 943

Solar Outreach for Winter School District

05/18/16 Great day! Crystal clear sky about 68 Degrees F. The Solar Outreach was for the 6th and 7th grade science classes. Had about 30 to 35 students. Winter School District is located in Winter, Wisconsin population 306. Small but well represented in space circles. Astronaut Jeff Williams is from...
by BobW
Sat May 14, 2016 1:40 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Astronomy Day at University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Replies: 4
Views: 1214

Astronomy Day at University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

On Saturday May 7th 2016 Astronomy Day was observed on the campus of the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. I was set up in front of Phillips Hall on the campus along with several other solar observing sites including radio astronomy. I would estimate 60 to 70 people took the opportunity to view th...
by BobW
Tue Jun 23, 2015 4:29 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: International SUNday event in Northern WI
Replies: 5
Views: 2127

Re: International SUNday event in Northern WI

We were clouded out.
by BobW
Mon Jun 08, 2015 11:15 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: International SUNday event in Northern WI
Replies: 5
Views: 2127

International SUNday event in Northern WI

I will be providing a International Solar SUNday event in Ladysmith Wisconsin USA Hosted by Toad House.
by BobW
Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:01 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Crepuscular Sunset
Replies: 19
Views: 1085

Re: Crepuscular Sunset

Crepuscular sunset behind the island northwest of our house reflected off the lake. taken several years ago. Quite nice I think. The light rays diverged overhead the converged on the opposite horizon. Enjoy--Bob
by BobW
Wed Dec 31, 2014 4:24 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Lens cleaning solution?
Replies: 23
Views: 3411

Re: Lens cleaning solution?

Hi Alexandra

I haven't tried this material but it got a good review in one of the astro mags. I don't remember which one.

http://www.photoniccleaning.com/

Bob
by BobW
Thu Nov 27, 2014 8:28 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Boulder Colorado Solar Outreach
Replies: 8
Views: 1483

Re: Boulder Colorado Solar Outreach

Swisswalter; you have good attention to detail. I didn't notice bare feet on site or in the pictures. Montana; in response to your question the weather while we were in Boulder was 70 to 80 F. On the afternoon of the outreach it was cooling off probably around 60 as the sun was close to going behind...
by BobW
Mon Nov 24, 2014 10:08 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Boulder Colorado Solar Outreach
Replies: 8
Views: 1483

Boulder Colorado Solar Outreach

On October 27th 2014 I was able to conduct 2 CBSAP events in Boulder CO. During lunch at Flatirons Elementary School approximately 90 students were able to view the Sun between the clouds. The second graders were absolutely outstanding in their behavior. They were last in line but waited patiently f...
by BobW
Wed Oct 01, 2014 9:33 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Requesting local contacts for Solar outreach people
Replies: 18
Views: 2590

Re: Requesting local contacts for Solar outreach people

Count me in Stephen.

Bob Wiltrout, NW Wisconsin USA, green.bananas@yahoo.com
by BobW
Sun Jun 15, 2014 4:16 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Announcing International SUNday 2014!!
Replies: 81
Views: 11818

Re: Announcing International SUNday 2014!!

Solar Sunday will be supported at Toad House in Ladysmith WI