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by pedro
Sun May 27, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUN & MOON (20180526)
Replies: 0
Views: 30

SUN & MOON (20180526)

SUN & MOON (20180526) WEBLINKS: http://re.apaaweb.com/moon_h_alpha.html http://re.apaaweb.com/moon_HR.html http://re.apaaweb.com/sun_moon.html http://re.apaaweb.com/sun_moon_TV101_20180526_GS3-U3-28S4M_mosaic.jpg SUN & MOON (20180526). TV101 F/5.4, Baader Solar Continuum filter, IR-pass filter, PGR ...
by pedro
Sat May 26, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20180526) | FDs (3 lights)
Replies: 0
Views: 70

Today's SUN (20180526) | FDs (3 lights)

Today's SUN (20180526) | FDs (3 lights) WEBLINK: http://re.apaaweb.com/sun_h_alpha_2018-05.html The Takahashi EM400 is a GREAT mount (fantastic tracking accuracy) http://re.apaaweb.com/solar_imaging_session_20180526-01.jpg IMAGING SETUPS (TAKAHASHI EM400) http://re.apaaweb.com/solar_imaging_session_...
by pedro
Fri May 25, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar Granulation -broadband Ha 20180519
Replies: 9
Views: 192

Re: Solar Granulation -broadband Ha 20180519

Nice granulation Stu. Interesting use of the Baader 7nm Ha filter. I use it together with my Ha etalons. Maybe I should give it a try to capture the granulation
by pedro
Fri May 25, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: First worthwhile results from a high res set up
Replies: 18
Views: 363

Re: First worthwhile results from a high res set up

Insteressing first HR shots Lou, please keep us posted
by pedro
Thu May 24, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Good seeing but windy 25th May
Replies: 12
Views: 155

Re: Good seeing but windy 25th May

Great images there Robert, well done
by pedro
Wed May 23, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Messing With a Sodium Quark - 22nd May
Replies: 20
Views: 284

Re: Messing With a Sodium Quark - 22nd May

Interesting first light Mark. Please keep us posted when you try it with the HaT
by pedro
Tue May 22, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SM40 FD 22/5/2018
Replies: 8
Views: 117

Re: SM40 FD 22/5/2018

Nice FD image David, nice resolution of the SM40 80mm F6 combo
by pedro
Tue May 22, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20180520) | Taka EM400 first imaging session
Replies: 5
Views: 254

Re: Today's SUN (20180520) | Taka EM400 first imaging session

Thanks a lot guys (Mark & Stu)

The EM400 is a pleasure to use. It has great specs and a maximum loading capacity of 35kg
by pedro
Tue May 22, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20180519) | FD images
Replies: 4
Views: 193

Re: Today's SUN (20180519) | FD images

Thanks a lot guys (Mark, Matt & Stu)
by pedro
Mon May 21, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20180520) | Taka EM400 first imaging session
Replies: 5
Views: 254

Re: Today's SUN (20180520) | Taka EM400 first imaging session

Thanks Valery

The EM400 is very stable and does a better job (better tracking). I will try to use all my large refractors with it (inside the dome)
by pedro
Sun May 20, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Thermal Acclimation of My Lunt50
Replies: 32
Views: 757

Re: Thermal Acclimation of My Lunt50

Very interesting Mark, thanks for the update

Please keep us posted. I have some bad experiences with double stack etalons...
by pedro
Sun May 20, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20180520) | Taka EM400 first imaging session
Replies: 5
Views: 254

Today's SUN (20180520) | Taka EM400 first imaging session

Today's SUN (20180520) | Taka EM400 first imaging session WEBLINK: http://re.apaaweb.com/sun_h_alpha_2018-05.html First solar imaging session with my new Takahashi EM400. I have to say that this massive equatorial mount is great, very heavy, great tracking, no backlash, very responsive. Check out a ...
by pedro
Sun May 20, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Takahashi EM400 in | EM200 out
Replies: 8
Views: 164

Re: Takahashi EM400 in | EM200 out

Thanks gyus I used the EM400 for the first time this morning and it is great. I did a first polar alignment yesterday Very HEAVY, great tracking, very responsive. It works like a charm. Valery, I plan to use it with all my refractors including the TMB175. With the previous EM200 it was difficult to ...
by pedro
Sat May 19, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Takahashi EM400 in | EM200 out
Replies: 8
Views: 164

Re: Takahashi EM400 in | EM200 out

Polar alignment session https://farm1.staticflickr.com/970/41316894925_8a6891e8b6_b.jpg em400_polar_align_20180519_mosaic by Pedro Ré , on Flickr https://farm1.staticflickr.com/827/42217570121_43ec027e66_k.jpg em400_polar_align_20180519-02 by Pedro Ré , on Flickr https://farm1.staticflickr.com/966/4...
by pedro
Sat May 19, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Takahashi EM400 in | EM200 out
Replies: 8
Views: 164

Takahashi EM400 in | EM200 out

Takahashi EM400 in | EM200 out I was finnaly able to install the Takahashi EM400 inside the dome. A dedicated pier adapter was made and everything is up and running Check out a few images below (FLICKR). I will do a first polar alignment later on today https://farm1.staticflickr.com/909/42214807661_...
by pedro
Sat May 19, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20180519) | FD images
Replies: 4
Views: 193

Today's SUN (20180519) | FD images

Today's SUN (20180519) | FD images WEBLINK: http://re.apaaweb.com/sun_h_alpha_2018-05.html http://re.apaaweb.com/solar_imaging_session_20180519-01.jpg IMAGING SETUPS http://re.apaaweb.com/sun_LUNT152_20180519_GS3-U3-28S5M_Ha_all.jpg IMAGING SETUPS (LUNT152, SM90II) http://re.apaaweb.com/solar_imagin...
by pedro
Sat May 19, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: outreach sessions | solar observation
Replies: 5
Views: 127

Re: outreach sessions | solar observation

Thanks Franco & Stu
by pedro
Fri May 18, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SM40 on Petzval62mm FD 18/5/18
Replies: 5
Views: 84

Re: SM40 on Petzval62mm FD 18/5/18

Great FD image David

I also have a Pre-Meade Coronado SM40 and I love it (it produces a very uniform image)
by pedro
Fri May 18, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Supermoon crescent and Venus
Replies: 5
Views: 85

Re: Supermoon crescent and Venus

Excellent shot Stu, I also saw this conjunction yesterday
by pedro
Fri May 18, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: outreach sessions | solar observation
Replies: 5
Views: 127

Re: outreach sessions | solar observation

Thanks Alexandra

I was in northern Portugal during the last weekend (Moimenta da Beira) with excellent weather

best regards
by pedro
Fri May 18, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: outreach sessions | solar observation
Replies: 5
Views: 127

outreach sessions | solar observation

outreach sessions | solar observation

https://www.flickr.com/photos/pedro_re/ ... 5202922361

Outreach sessions in Portugal, UK, Tunisia... (+ 600 photos) (2003/2018)

Imageuk_20140917_21-094 by Pedro Ré, on Flickr
by pedro
Mon May 14, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20180506) | FD images (3 lights)
Replies: 6
Views: 203

Re: Today's SUN (20180506) | FD images (3 lights)

Thanks again Mark

I was away during the weekend (outreach session) and I could not image the sun
by pedro
Mon May 14, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20180505) | Ha comparison images
Replies: 4
Views: 232

Re: Today's SUN (20180505) | Ha comparison images

Thanks Mark & Franco