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JustinRyan215
04-30-2012, 06:12 PM
This is a two shot HDR from a trip yesterday to a Philadelphia museum called The Franklin Institue. On the roof, they have an observatory, and since the weather was spectacular, they had the roof open, and the scope pointed at the sun, with a special Hydrogen Alpha filter in place, allowing safe viewing of the solar prominences and sunspots....
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7108/7129551131_9401425e7b_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/justinryansr/7129551131/)
Benjamin Franklin's telescope (http://www.flickr.com/photos/justinryansr/7129551131/) by Justin Ryan sr (http://www.flickr.com/people/justinryansr/), on Flickr

vyeko
04-30-2012, 07:45 PM
Cool image.Like that you get all three subject together to tell a story.

aubintbay
04-30-2012, 09:47 PM
Great shot! I like the perspective in this.

Hillbillygirl
04-30-2012, 10:07 PM
Great shot! I like the perspective in this.

+1 here. Nicely captured.

Yisehaq
05-01-2012, 02:11 AM
Cool image.Like that you get all three subject together to tell a story.
Very true!

AntZ
05-01-2012, 09:52 AM
Sure is a great angle and fabulous image. The flare works for me. Thanks for the explanation. I can't imagine doing that with an unfiltered lens would be good for ones eye :)

Iguanasan
05-01-2012, 02:22 PM
Very cool shot... definitely tells a story. Well done.

Runmonty
05-01-2012, 11:11 PM
Cool image.Like that you get all three subject together to tell a story.

Looks like we are all on the same page. I like it

Doug L
05-02-2012, 01:28 AM
I agree with everyone - beauty of a shot! Also, I enjoyed looking at the mount. That's a very interesting and unique way the scope is counterweighted.

lindsayb
05-04-2012, 06:48 AM
Oh jealous! I love using telescopes! Really lovely shot.

asnow
05-07-2012, 03:41 PM
I too like the perspective and the sun flare.