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Subject: Re: A Few Shots From South Africa
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Subject: Re: A Few Shots From South Africa
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2018 13:12:19 +0100
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On 2018-03-01 10:33:26 +0000, Whisky-dave said:

> On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 16:41:12 UTC, android  wrote:
>> On 2018-02-28 16:28:50 +0000, Whisky-dave said:
>> 
>>> On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 13:04:46 UTC, android  wrote:
>>>> On 2018-02-28 11:05:36 +0000, Whisky-dave said:
>>>> 
>>>>> On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 08:42:03 UTC, android  wrote:
>>>>>> On 2018-02-28 07:38:14 +0000, Savageduck said:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> android<here@there.was> wrote:
>>>>>>>> On 2018-02-28 07:05:05 +0000, Savageduck said:
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> android<here@there.was> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> On 2018-02-28 04:49:03 +0000, Savageduck said:
>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>> m-m<nospam-m@nym.ore> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>> In article<1a1addb6-67da-4f23-a5ca-c20ce6e26302@googlegroups.com>,
>>>>>>>>>>>> RichA<rander3128@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> On Friday, 23 February 2018 13:07:20 UTC-5, Savageduck  wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> I like the shots, the colour is well-saturated.  In my opinion, my favorite
>>>>>>>>>>>>> is the boats and hillside shot because the hillside and boats kind of fuse to
>>>>>>>>>>>>> make one geometric triangle that dominates the shot.
>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>> Yes but the boats all have a blue hue from the sea and sky reflections,
>>>>>>>>>>>> if I'm referring to the same one as you:
>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>> <https://www.dropbox.com/s/97rkfdp242k3eb6/_DSF0302.jpg>
>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>>> Surely this can be corrected post-processing
>>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>> I have to agree, the boats do seem to be a bit too blue. As I have said
>>>>>>>>>>> elsewhere in the thread, I am still on the road in South Africa, and I
>>>>>>>>>>> pretty much posted quick edits using my iPad. That said, here is another
>>>>>>>>>>> rendition with a selective temp adjustment to the boats.
>>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>>> <https://www.dropbox.com/s/i3pv4venzqa88iz/_DSF0302e1.jpg>
>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>> You haven't got that vacation thing down right!
>>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>>> <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwiIYoJx5Es>
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Not exactly. ;-)
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> With 10 hours difference between California, and Cape Town, I find myself
>>>>>>>>> awake at odd times. So what is a guy with a camera, and WiFi connection to
>>>>>>>>> do?
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Cruse? Geting that Southern Cross on file? I've got to understand that
>>>>>>>> the opportunities for astro are amazing in southern Africa. :-))
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> The place to go to get the best, clear night Southern sky shots would be
>>>>>>> about 150 miles ( 242km) North of Cape Town at Sutherland. That is also
>>>>>>> where SALT, the South African Large Telescope (the largest in the Southern
>>>>>>> hemisphere), and the South African Astronomical Observatory are located.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> <https://goo.gl/images/DrHiwx>
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Sure, happy days! Spectrography is very interesting... The real Hubble
>>>>>> killer would be this one though:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Southern_Observatory#Very_Lar... 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> teleportation kills
>>>>> 
>>>>> Until the James Webb Space Telescope comes online in 2019.
>>>> 
>>>> Then it will be a Hubble killer still! "The VLTI can achieve an angular
>>>> resolution of milliarcseconds, equivalent to the ability to see the
>>>> headlights of a car on the moon." :-))
>>> 
>>> But there aren't any car headlights on the moon to see ;-P
>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> teleportation kills
>> 
>> And you know that how? Things change you know...
>> --
>> teleportation kills
> 
> Can you tell me which apollo mission (or any other) that took car 
> headlights to the moon. ?

None. But the lunatics seem to get out of their caves elsewhere...

I'll be moving a few blocks while my flat, and its building gets a well 
needed makeover and will thus be off line for some time...
-- 
teleportation kills