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April 28, 2017







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News

April 2017

  • My own photos from the Lyrid Meteor Shower 2017:

    Update: Now with a time lapse video at the bottom of the Lyrid page.

    Meteor shower Lyrids 2017
    (Lyrids, Lars) NEW April 2017!
  • Drone race, safety belts on!


    (Drone race, Youtube)
  • 22 to 23 April. Don't forget the coming nights to look up at the sky!

    Meteor shower Lyrids
    (Lyrids, Wiki) NEW April 2017!
  • There is a comet up now, here is a tutorial how to find it and maybe take a photo of it:

    Tutorial: Comet photography planning
    (Comets 41P Tuttle Giacobini Kresak 2017) NEW April 2017!
  • Take a look at my new sub page "Astronomical Dictionary", lots of positive comments:

    astronomy/astronomical-dictionary/ astronomical-dictionary.html
    (Astronomical Dictionary, Astrofriend with Wikipedia links) NEW April 2017!

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    New links

    April 2017

  • Minor Planet Center, here you can find asteroids in a special area at the sky, tips from Hans:

    http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/ cgi-bin/checkmp.cgi (Minor Planet Center, The International Astronomical Union) NEW April 2017!
  • Sony's plans include the launch of 100MP 44 x 33mm and 150MP 55 x 41mm medium-format sensors in 2018. Both sensors will be backside-Illuminated. The former is the same format as sensors currently used in the Fuji GFX or Hasselblad X1D, and the latter would fit into the Phase One 100XF. The roadmap also includes a 150MP 55 x 41mm monochrome BSI sensor to be launched in 2018.

    http://image-sensors-world.blogspot.se/ 2017/04/ sony-to-introduce-100mp-and-150mp-large.html (Sony sensors 2018, Vladimir Koifman) NEW April 2017!


  • http://www.sony-semicon.co.jp/ products_en/news/ detail/170301.pdf (Sony sensors 2018, PDF Sony) NEW April 2017!
  • You find above links later on the link page:


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    Must do stuff

    (look carefully that it has not been canceled or had changed the date)

    August 2017

  • Solar Eclipse August, 2017 (US)

    http://www.eclipse2017.org/ 2017/path_through_the_US.htm/


    http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/ SEgoogle/SEgoogle2001/ SE2017Aug21Tgoogle.html
    (Easy to go solar eclipse in US 2017)

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