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    Default (Very) Partial Eclipse Feb 15/2018



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    Couldn't see any sun spots, must have rotated out of view. About 0.3% of the solar disk was obscured, but still... second solar eclipse in less than a year
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    Default Re: (Very) Partial Eclipse Feb 15/2018

    Finely captured, Tito. Very crisp and well-focused.

    Thanks for sharing your work.

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    Default Re: (Very) Partial Eclipse Feb 15/2018

    Nice one Tito, thanks for sharing it!
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    Default Re: (Very) Partial Eclipse Feb 15/2018

    Very cool! Thanks for sharing
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