The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Planning for a shadow event

In the parking lot of the Red House Inn was an odd sight indeed:

[Mama always told me not to look into the eyes of the sun. But mama, that's where the fun is.]

A chap from England was set up in the parking lot, testing out his small telescope, with sun filters. We chatted a bit, and he let me look at the sun through his telescope. It was cool seeing the activity on the sun, a few sunspots and even a solar flare or two.

I attempted to get a picture of the sun with the iPhone, but it had trouble focusing through the lens.

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[It's the most wonderful time of the year!]

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