Stunning views of large nearby celestial objects

March 9, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More

Alan Friedman’s stunning photo of the sun was featured on the home page of MSNBC today. I decided to visit his website to see what else he has done from his backyard observatory in Buffalo, and I recommend that you do the same.

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Category: Astronomy, photography

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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  1. Jim Razinha says:

    Many thanks for this! My son wants to get our telescope (a fraction of this resolution) out again.

  2. Erich Vieth says:

    Jim: I would love to see how Friedman squeezes such amazing photos out of a backyard ensemble in the middle of a big city. These photos were magnificent.

  3. Jim Razinha says:

    I would, too. The residual light from the DFW metroplex hides so much from our eyes and small scope.

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