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Transit of Mercury in the Spicule Layer. Phil took this great image with his Quantum 6 Scope, Solar Spectrum etalon and PGR Camera.

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by eroel
Thu Dec 12, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: NEW!!! animation on our star on December 10th+Prom
Replies: 11
Views: 100

Re: NEW!!! animation on our star on December 10th+Prom

Paul:
Superb animation and shots.
Best wishes,
Eric.
by eroel
Tue Dec 10, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 9th of December 2019.
Replies: 7
Views: 61

Sol from the 9th of December 2019.

Hi: Beautiful day, before lunch took a CaK and an Ha FD series. Thanks for looking. Eric. Sol del 9 de diciembre 2019-Meade-CaK-PSTmod-1pos.jpg Sol del 9 de diciembre 2019-Meade-CaK-PSTmod-1neg-pos.jpg Sol del 9 de diciembre 2019-Meade-CaK-PSTmod-1pos-neg.jpg Sol del 9 de diciembre 2019-Solarmax 90-...
by eroel
Tue Dec 10, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Full Disc December 9 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 71

Re: Full Disc December 9 2019

Rainer:
Super Mosaic.
Abrazo,
Eric.
by eroel
Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun on 9th December '19
Replies: 17
Views: 129

Re: Sun on 9th December '19

Stu:
Super session, beautiful CaK shots, specially the HR one.
Best regards,
Eric.
by eroel
Mon Dec 09, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar reflections mosaic on the Moon.
Replies: 9
Views: 136

Re: Solar reflections mosaic on the Moon.

Brian: Thanks, but really I am an old timer telescope maker, will be 82 in April. :D As an amateur telescope maker, I made Newtonian´s, Cassegrainian´s. Gregorian´s, Schmidt´s, Dall Kirkham´s, Wright´s systems, flats, refractors, etc..., had 2 grinding machines and at home walked around the barrel a...
by eroel
Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Full Disc December 07 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 77

Re: Full Disc December 07 2019

Rainer:
A super mosaic, a beautiful solar view.
Fuerte abrazo,
Eric.
by eroel
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: MOON (20191206) | reflected light
Replies: 11
Views: 195

Re: MOON (20191206) | reflected light

Pedro:
Superb reflections, your TEC 140 refractor is a superb instrument, Yuri makes really good optics-
Fuerte abrazo,
Eric.
by eroel
Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Introducing myself
Replies: 20
Views: 203

Re: Introducing myself

Salvo:
Welcome to this friendly forum.
Best wishes,
Eric.
by eroel
Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sunday 8th December
Replies: 14
Views: 130

Re: Sunday 8th December

Alexandra:
Well you got something to share even in bad weather.
Best regards,
Eric.
by eroel
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 8th of December 2019.
Replies: 4
Views: 52

Sol from the 8th of December 2019.

Hi: Could not get down to the rural observatory, so I use the one at home. Got a CaK FD and an Ha one with its versions. Thanks for looking and excuse the 3 that are not well oriented. :oops: . Have a nice starting week. Eric. Sol del 8 de diciembre 2019-Meade-CaK-PSTmod-1pos.jpg Sol del 8 de diciem...
by eroel
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar reflections mosaic on the Moon.
Replies: 9
Views: 136

Re: Solar reflections mosaic on the Moon.

Alexandra, Mark and Stu, thanks for looking and commenting.
Much appreciated.
Eric.
by eroel
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Full Disk December 5 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 94

Re: Full Disk December 5 2019

Rainer:
Very good my friend.
Fuerte abrazo,
Eric.
by eroel
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar reflections mosaic on the Moon.
Replies: 9
Views: 136

Re: Solar reflections mosaic on the Moon.

Pedro and Maurits, thanks for the feedback. I hope to spend the weekend at the rural observatory and use the TEC 10" f/20 Maksutov on the Moon. It willl be a hard weekend because I hope to restart my deepsky instruments, but I have to reread all the manuals, etc..., weather has been bad for several ...
by eroel
Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Made the front cover of the BAA journal.
Replies: 14
Views: 173

Re: Made the front cover of the BAA journal.

Well deserved. :D
Regards,
Eric.
by eroel
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar reflections mosaic on the Moon.
Replies: 9
Views: 136

Solar reflections mosaic on the Moon.

Hi: Yesterday I came home after work and saw a beautiful Moon, so went up to the home observatory and aimed the Stellarvue 102mm f/7 with a Daystar full aperture ERF (yellow) and a 4X Baader telecentric and just installed the SKYnyx 2-2 and focused the Moon and took several shots, just to see how th...
by eroel
Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Full Disk December 3 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 123

Re: Full Disk December 3 2019

Rainer:
Another beautiful Mosaic.
Saludos,
Eric.
by eroel
Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:41 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR 12192 (20141021/25) | Pedro RE'
Replies: 19
Views: 244

Re: AR 12192 (20141021/25) | Pedro RE'

Pedro:
Superb shots all of them, those were the days. :D
Fuerte abrazo,
Eric.
by eroel
Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Those were the Days my Friends
Replies: 9
Views: 144

Re: Those were the Days my Friends

Rainer:
Looks as blank as today's Sun ¿no? :shock:
Fuerte abrazo,
Eric.
by eroel
Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 1st of December 2019.
Replies: 4
Views: 61

Sol from the 1st of December 2019.

Hi: Beautiful day at the city, so took a couple of FD´s and some HR shots with the Stellarvue 102mm f/7 using an old Daystar T-Scanner at f/28. Thanks for looking and wish you all a good new week. Eric. Sol del 1 de diciembre del 2019-Meade-CaK-PSTmod-1pos.jpg Sol del 1 de diciembre del 2019-Meade-C...
by eroel
Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:39 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Full Disk December 1 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 79

Re: Full Disk December 1 2019

Rainer:
Beautiful Mosaic.
Fuerte abrazo,
Eric.
by eroel
Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: November 30th in Ha
Replies: 14
Views: 157

Re: November 30th in Ha

Brian:
Very good session in spite of weather.
Well done.
Best regards,
Eric.
by eroel
Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:26 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Nov. 30 FDs and cute little prom
Replies: 9
Views: 114

Re: Nov. 30 FDs and cute little prom

Phil:
Superb hook like prominence shot and that SPOD Mercury transit!
Best regards,
Eric.
by eroel
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 30th of November 2019.
Replies: 5
Views: 77

Sol from the 30th of November 2019.

Hello: Some FD´s taken today in CaK and in Ha. Weather is getting much better, it was sunny with a high haze. Thanks for looking, used the Meade 102mm f/9 with a CaK mod and the Solarmax 90. As you can see, the CaK protuberances are cleaner and better in CaK than in Ha. Have a nice Sunday. Eric. Sol...
by eroel
Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Coronado PST testing
Replies: 15
Views: 216

Re: Coronado PST testing

Alexandra: In your "comparo" test I like better the old one, looks like it has a shorter band, aside of giving a more even image. You can try to get the best adjustment on your new one and then compare it with the old one. More brightness can be because the BF (filter) of the new PST is more transmi...
by eroel
Sat Nov 30, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 25th and 26th of November 2019.
Replies: 4
Views: 66

Sol from the 25th and 26th of November 2019.

Hi: Here are some FD´s taken in CaK and Ha those days. Thanks for looking. Best of weekends. Eric. Sol del 25 de noviembre del 2019-Meade-CaK-PSTmod-1neg-pos.jpg Sol del 25 de noviembre del 2019-Meade-CaK-PSTmod-1pos.jpg Sol del 25 de noviembre del 2019-Meade-CaK-PSTmod-1pos-neg.jpg Sol del 25 de no...