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Čiastočné zatmenie slnka

O tohtoročné zatmenie slnka 1.8.2008 som sa dozvedel v deň, kedy mal nastať. Ráno som si pozeral na internete správy a náhodou som zazrel článok o zatmení. Počasie však vyzeralo na dážď, tak som sa s tým ďalej nezaoberal. V Bratislave malo začať okolo 10:46. O pol jedenástej sa počasie začalo zlepšovať, čakal som ešte pár minút či vytiahnuť teleskop. O 10:40 už bolo slnko len za "tenkým" mrakom a tak som sa rozhodol, že idem pozorovať toto nebeské divadielko.




V bordeli v našej letnej kuchynke som vylovil zaprášený lepkavý teleskop. Je to refraktor 60/700. Okulár som použil H 20 mm. Našťastie optika bola dobre zakrytá a relatívne čistá. Primontoval som ho na montáž spolu s na kolene vyrobeným stojanom na projekciu, zobral foťák a hľadal som slnko. Na papieri som ho uvidel už málo zakryté mesiacom. Fotil som svojim starým Olympusom C2500-L približne každých 5 minút. Prvá snímka bola zhotovená o 11:01, posledná o 12:39. Pri fotení papiera, na ktorom bolo slnko premietnuté, došlo k deformácií obrazu, pretože som fotil z ruky, mimo osi a papier nebol dokonale rovný. Na úpravu slnka do kruhovitého tvaru a zlepšenie kontrastu som použil Gimp a Picasu. Jednotlivé snímky som poskladal do finálneho obrázka:


Na prvých snímkoch je zachytený odchádzajúci mrak a tiež špina z okuláru. Ten som po prvých dvoch snímkoch vyčistil.
Pekné obrázky zatmenia sú priebežne uverejňované na Instantních anstronomických novinách.

Moje staré video z čiastočného zatmenia slnka - 11.8.1999.

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