Hawk Repurposed My Solar Scope

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Hawk Repurposed My Solar Scope

Post by Dave S » Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:40 pm

I woke up this morning planning to take some shots of the active region on the solar limn, but when I looked out at my canvas-covered scope there was a Cooper's Hawk using it as a perch.

The sky is cloudy so he got to keep his perch for now.

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Re: Hawk Repurposed My Solar Scope

Post by MalVeauX » Mon Nov 19, 2018 6:10 pm

Hah, very cool!

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Post by ffellah » Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:11 pm

That is so cool ! First one I see. Amazing images Dave.

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Re: Hawk Repurposed My Solar Scope

Post by Carbon60 » Mon Nov 19, 2018 8:13 pm

Beautiful hawk, Dave. That’s an expensive perch!

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Post by marktownley » Mon Nov 19, 2018 8:34 pm

Wowzers!
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Re: Hawk Repurposed My Solar Scope

Post by Bruce G » Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:19 am

Beautiful!

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Re: Hawk Repurposed My Solar Scope

Post by Montana » Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:33 pm

My goodness what a beautiful bird!! and at such hi res too :bow :bow :bow I wouldn't want those claws on my objective lens though :)
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Post by MapleRidge » Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:06 am

Awesome image Dave...fortunate to be able to get these hi-res pics :bow
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Re: Hawk Repurposed My Solar Scope

Post by Christopher » Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:47 pm

Wow. If your AR shots turn out half as good as your bird pics you had a fantastic day!
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Re: Hawk Repurposed My Solar Scope

Post by christian viladrich » Fri Nov 23, 2018 1:25 pm

Beautiful !
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