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Orange Can Astronomy – Solar Edition – Live from Ypsilanti with Jeff Kopmanis

September 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm


See live images of the Sun through Jeff Kopmanis’ “Orange Can!”

Note: Solar observing requires clear skies – if the skies are cloudy, you may wish to watch from our selection of videos about the Sun.

Jeff Kopmanis has been an amateur astronomer since 1998, and is is a member of the University Lowbrows. Jeff will live-streaming his solar observing session.

Jeff likes to run a casual and informal live-streaming solar observing sessions; Jeff says he’ll talk your ears off about nearly anything if let him!

Jeff Kopmanis is a senior web developer for the University of Michigan; Jeff started with modest equipment and currently owns a Celestron 8″ SCT (his “Orange Can”), an iOptron AZ Mount Pro and ZWO cameras he uses to do his astrophotography.

Sunspots by Jeff Kopmanis

Jeff runs the Orange Can Astronomy Page on Facebook – where he broadcasts his observing sessions online whenever possible, and posts his astrophotos.  and generally anything pertaining to his “Orange Can” – an 8″ Celestron SCT telescope.

Jeff finds that while the cameras allow him to share the marvels of the sky, its also a way to extend his views of the universe to objects that the naked eye can barely make out. Being a computer professional made it natural to dive into the post-processing of the shots he’s taken.

Jeff also plays saxophone and keyboards with 4 bands, but Covid has severely curtailed his bands rehearsals and performances.

Jeff Kopmanis’ telescope and Laptop.

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September 26, 2020
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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