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by Derek Klepp
Sat Sep 12, 2020 3:08 am
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Moonscapes and Critters
Replies: 7
Views: 143

Re: Moonscapes and Critters

Thanks all.Yes Alexandra a 22degree one very rare at my latitude considering the ground temp was18C.Yes that lovely Brown Tree snake is one of many around our house we have 5 or 6 resident species throughout the yard sheds and house.These smaller ones are hunting frogs at night of which there has be...
by Derek Klepp
Sat Sep 12, 2020 3:04 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Competition Winner- Alexandra
Replies: 37
Views: 695

Re: Competition Winner- Alexandra

Congrats Alexandra let’s hope this inspires some young girl somewhere with a fascination for science to pursue her dreams.
Cheers Derek
by Derek Klepp
Sat Sep 05, 2020 2:26 am
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Moonscapes and Critters
Replies: 7
Views: 143

Moonscapes and Critters

Nice start to the weekend,
by Derek Klepp
Sat Sep 05, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Reflected,Reflected,Reflected Refracted.
Replies: 6
Views: 121

Reflected,Reflected,Reflected Refracted.

I think thats about right anyway a terrific moon halo down here this morning,
Cheers Derek
by Derek Klepp
Fri Aug 28, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20200825) | Paramount ME, and more
Replies: 21
Views: 450

Re: Today's SUN (20200825) | Paramount ME, and more

Lovely Pedro. Did you purchase this second hand or brand new? The reason I ask is that I am thinking about purchasing a bigger mount than my EQ 6 and there are limited suppliers down here in Australia of quality mounts but Paramount is one.
Derek
by Derek Klepp
Fri Aug 28, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20200827) LUNT60 DS (SM60/SM40)
Replies: 12
Views: 263

Re: Today's SUN (20200827) LUNT60 DS (SM60/SM40)

A good day Pedro and always I enjoy the comparisons.These would be very helpful to people considering their options.(PS will be picking up a Canon R6 tomorrow should be good for nightscapes with the 20mp sensor)
Derek
by Derek Klepp
Fri Aug 28, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Landscapes and critters
Replies: 14
Views: 370

Re: Landscapes and critters

Lovely selection.
by Derek Klepp
Wed Aug 26, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: More Comet NEOWISE
Replies: 4
Views: 133

Re: More Comet NEOWISE

Great set Kevin.
by Derek Klepp
Wed Aug 26, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: North South East West
Replies: 3
Views: 112

North South East West

Morning view from the local breakwall.Hope you enjoy these from the last few days.
Derek
by Derek Klepp
Wed Aug 26, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Transit of Mercury 2016 and green flash
Replies: 20
Views: 408

Re: Transit of Mercury 2016 and green flash

Filipp I really enjoyed these pictures. Stay strong .
Regards Derek
by Derek Klepp
Sun Aug 23, 2020 6:49 am
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Rise and Set
Replies: 4
Views: 133

Re: Rise and Set

Cheers.Yes spring has arrived here with some Honey in the Bees after 8 months without. Mind you we have just had a cold snap and strong winds so a couple of days off before spring regathers step.
Derek
by Derek Klepp
Sat Aug 22, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Rise and Set
Replies: 4
Views: 133

Rise and Set

A few collages from the last couple of days.
Derek
by Derek Klepp
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: A big prom and a small C2 flare, from Sicily
Replies: 10
Views: 284

Re: A big prom and a small C2 flare, from Sicily

Well caught flare.Good to see you still going.
by Derek Klepp
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: My first solar scope (150 F/8 unaluminized reflector)
Replies: 29
Views: 720

Re: My first solar scope (150 F/8 unaluminized reflector)

Cheers Pedro love that pipe mount.They are very practical.
Derek
by Derek Klepp
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 16th of August 2020.
Replies: 11
Views: 281

Re: Sol from the 16th of August 2020.

Great session ErIc.
by Derek Klepp
Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Sunset on the Mountain
Replies: 7
Views: 276

Re: Sunset on the Mountain

Time flys I miss his wry sense of humour and each year in May and August I chuckle as I take these shots.
by Derek Klepp
Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Copernicus crater on August 12
Replies: 6
Views: 220

Re: Copernicus crater on August 12

Nice one Lou.
by Derek Klepp
Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Sunrise Evolution .Hilux Moonrise and more
Replies: 5
Views: 160

Re: Sunrise Evolution .Hilux Moonrise and more

Cheers Stu I figure many of us could do with some brightening up.One has to stay positive in these trying times.
by Derek Klepp
Tue Aug 18, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Sunrise Evolution .Hilux Moonrise and more
Replies: 5
Views: 160

Sunrise Evolution .Hilux Moonrise and more

A beautiful Sunrise here this morning,the Hilux moonrise is for Mark T taken yesterday morning with the last crescent rising at dawn and the Milkyway shots last night just down the road,
Cheers Derek
by Derek Klepp
Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Sunrise and some birds
Replies: 10
Views: 334

Re: Sunrise and some birds

Jochen always good to see the birds on the other side of the world.As for the names every few years they have taxonomy changes and species are split so they are always changing as DNA testing advances.
by Derek Klepp
Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Cacti reflecting Sunlight
Replies: 5
Views: 257

Re: Cacti reflecting Sunlight

Thanks Rainer.Succulents are very popular here as house plants but not so much those with spines.
by Derek Klepp
Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: PERSEIDS 2020
Replies: 12
Views: 376

Re: PERSEIDS 2020

Thanks Pedro was clouded out down here.
by Derek Klepp
Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Sunset on the Mountain
Replies: 7
Views: 276

Sunset on the Mountain

A few collages from today and earlier in the week.
by Derek Klepp
Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: Sunset on the Mountain
Replies: 1
Views: 98

Sunset on the Mountain

A few collages from today and earlier in the week.