Large white scope is a Takahashi FS-102 (4") apo refractor, above left, William Optics 90 Apo, right centre, William Optics ZS Petzval 66, Top LUNT 60 H-alpha 1200.
No flash used for this pic, same details. Little box is a 2 ch video monitor. very bottom is a 50mm guide/autoguider.
DSLR cameras used will be, Nikon D700FX & Canon 7D, Bosch Dinion colour video camera on H-alpha scope instead of EP.
In years ago we never had all these cables & electronics for cameras!! auto guiders, monitors etc.
To get information into a newspaper, it needs the 'human' touch, so the Hobart Mercury Newspaper sent round a well-known press photographer, Sam Rosewarne, who has been here many times over the years and always has an interesting 'angle' on things.
The first nibble, almost missed it due to atmospheric turbulence.
The inevitable clouds roll in.
General view, two DSLR's in operation a Canon 7D and Nikon D700FX (full frame) H-alpha video on the LUNT scope. Red image on the TV monitor,
A doorway allows a very low down access to the sky.
H-alpha video recording Casablanca DVD and TV monitor, recorded the entire eclipse, as far as clouds allowed.
Laptop controlling the Canon 7D mounted at prime focus on the Takahashi FS-102.
Computer control of video camera, left, centre telescope position, right video recorder.
The nerve centre!
The end of the story.
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