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After scrambling in the final hours to find a cloud-free location in Texas, I got about as good as I could hope for! There was a thin cloudy haze over the whole sky, but I was able to see 2 mins of totality. These were taken with a Nikon Z6 through a C9.25 with no reducer or anything. Just thought I would share!

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kornfeld wrote: Mon Apr 15, 2024 4:08 pm After scrambling in the final hours to find a cloud-free location in Texas, I got about as good as I could hope for!
Where did your scrambling start and where did it eventually end up?


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Excellent result.

I have the impression that this year we are having far more Cirrus clouds then last year, who else has this feeling?

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thesmiths wrote: Mon Apr 15, 2024 4:14 pm
kornfeld wrote: Mon Apr 15, 2024 4:08 pm After scrambling in the final hours to find a cloud-free location in Texas, I got about as good as I could hope for!
Where did your scrambling start and where did it eventually end up?
I started in Comstock, TX, and was planning to be somewhere along the TX/Mexico border, but the forecast just looked too iffy. So I ended up 13 miles north of Richland Springs, TX.


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rsfoto wrote: Mon Apr 15, 2024 4:17 pm Excellent result.

I have the impression that this year we are having far more Cirrus clouds then last year, who else has this feeling?

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The clouds definitely killed a TON of the detail from the corona, which was a bummer; but given that so many people saw literally nothing, I'll take what I was able to get!


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That's a lovely set of images!

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Way to scramble! Nicely captured, they're beautiful
Thanks for sharing!


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Sounds like a lot of people had a struggle, but you got some superb images. I love the Bailey's beads and you got some lovely detail of the inner corona :bow :bow :hamster:

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Great shots and a really nice presentation of those proms and the colors they displayed!


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Great shots :bow

You can certainly tell the sky conditions by the corona details that people managed to get!

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