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On 27 July 2018, Mars will be at opposition and a total lunar eclipse will be visible over most of Europe and Asia, Australia and South America. Those in the UK will not be able to see the start of the lunar eclipse as the Moon will still be below the horizon at this time.
Bummer but still hope for good clear skys so can get some good pics
 
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This is the Club for me! I´m into photography and it all started years ago with my trusty Nikon D5100 which I still use to this day.





 
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I was watching the lunar eclipse and had to try my luck with some pictures, but it was difficult because 60% of the time the moon was behind clouds and my D5100 struggled to get enough light from the telescope:


Bloodred moon in earth shadow.


As the moon got behind clouds I turned to Jupiter instead, can anyone else see a 4th moon in this or am I seeing ghosts? Could be jupiters light reflection on a lense tho :/


Tried all I could with Saturn, but only had 6 Minutes of time before he went behind clouds :(


Finally the moon appeared again, closer to the end of the eclipse.


And it moves out of the shadow, portrait with Mars below it. Not a fan of taking a photo just for the sake of an event itself, but this together with Mars opposition only happens once every 100.000 years or so.
 
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Had to crop this down to fit. Went hiking out to Russian RIver Falls this past Thursday. :)
 

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Long time no post from me, here is one.

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My daughter climbing to top of flattop mountain with me and the dog.
 

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I hike with my daughter also. One of my favorite things to do
 
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Love doing outdoor things with my daughter. Sorta pushed her out of her comfort zone but she did awesome today.
It was a great day with family and next 3 days of more hikes too
Dog won't quit either, a real trooper.
 

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Out biking a trail with in-laws and daughter
And saw this bear while driving back from a park
 

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I don´t know if it really fits here, but I had a little photoshoot with one of my 'childs toys'. Build myself an RC-Driftcar 1/10th scale last winter to not stare at my walls 24/7 and get depressed...
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All electric Nissan GTR :p



All out RWD with 350W peak power DC-Motor. Controlled by a programmable ESC.

I´m thinking about getting it some new rims, but I like that color match with the body and it´s hard to find 1/10th scale metal rims in that color around here...


 
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Got the gear out for a play and this time it was with soap bubbles and the macro lens... The results are pretty special.

 
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Got the gear out for a play and this time it was with soap bubbles and the macro lens... The results are pretty special.

That looks pretty sick, just add some stars in the background and you have yourself a gas giant ready to rave. I personally would prefer a different crop/ or shot from a bit further away and either see the full half of the bubble or more 1/3, 1/4, etc. of the half circle. But that´s just me.
 
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That looks pretty sick, just add some stars in the background and you have yourself a gas giant ready to rave. I personally would prefer a different crop/ or shot from a bit further away and either see the full half of the bubble or more 1/3, 1/4, etc. of the half circle. But that´s just me.
You only get these colours on the part that is lit... makes things a challenge
 
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Out 4 wheeling with friends earlier today. Such a nice day out.
 

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Beautiful, I want to climb those mountains
 
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