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by pedro
Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: My favourite grab & go solar scope
Replies: 0
Views: 66

My favourite grab & go solar scope

My favourite grab & go solar scope Takahashi FS-60C, a great small grab & go solar scope (WL & H-alpha) https://farm1.staticflickr.com/938/40889705694_3885311a13_k.jpg takahashi_FS60C_solar_20180421 by Pedro Ré , on Flickr https://farm1.staticflickr.com/886/40889708004_6720998143_k.jpg takahashi_FS-...
by pedro
Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Various test results of popular telescopes
Replies: 11
Views: 261

Re: Various test results of popular telescopes

I also get some advertising but it works fine for me (Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge)
by pedro
Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Spring ???
Replies: 4
Views: 61

Re: Spring ???

We have a mini heatwave here as well (Portugal), 28C during the day... and crystal clear skies, unfortunately i'm hard at work
by pedro
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Various test results of popular telescopes
Replies: 11
Views: 261

Re: Various test results of popular telescopes

very interesting Ken, thanks for sharing
by pedro
Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20180414) | LUNT152/Coronado SM90II DS
Replies: 3
Views: 185

Re: Today's SUN (20180414) | LUNT152/Coronado SM90II DS

Thanks Franco & Mark

With the DS configuration you have more glass in the way (and a lower aperture as well). The focus does not vary a lot. Seeing was not bad during the imaging session.
by pedro
Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Full Aperture Solar Filters
Replies: 2
Views: 178

Re: Full Aperture Solar Filters

Thanks Mark
by pedro
Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20180407) | SM90II first light
Replies: 15
Views: 330

Re: Today's SUN (20180407) | SM90II first light

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Today's SUN (20180414) | LUNT152/Coronado SM90II DS
by pedro
Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20180414) | LUNT152/Coronado SM90II DS
Replies: 3
Views: 185

Today's SUN (20180414) | LUNT152/Coronado SM90II DS

Today's SUN (20180414) | LUNT152/Coronado SM90II DS WEBLINK: http://re.apaaweb.com/sun_h_alpha_2018-04.html Tried finally the LUNT152/Coronado SM90II (double stack) The results are interesting. Check out some images below (small AR) Before you ask I prefer the single stack images (less contrast but ...
by pedro
Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Full Aperture Solar Filters
Replies: 2
Views: 178

Full Aperture Solar Filters

Full Aperture Solar Filters Check out a few full aperture solar filters I use regularly WEBLINKS: http://re.apaaweb.com/solar_filters.html http://re.apaaweb.com/imaging_setup.html http://re.apaaweb.com/solar_filters_WL_20180414.jpg http://re.apaaweb.com/baader_astrosolar_ND5_20180414-08.jpg Baader A...
by pedro
Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Flat black
Replies: 14
Views: 298

Re: Flat black

Thanks Stu
by pedro
Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 10th and 11th of April 2018.
Replies: 9
Views: 145

Re: Sol from the 10th and 11th of April 2018.

Great FD images Eric, we only have proms to image
by pedro
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20180408) | JAEGERS 5" first light
Replies: 16
Views: 339

Re: Today's SUN (20180408) | JAEGERS 5" first light

Thanks so much Brian & Stu
by pedro
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: A small active area in CaK on the 9th April
Replies: 12
Views: 208

Re: A small active area in CaK on the 9th April

Great shots Robert, love the animations
by pedro
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20180408) | JAEGERS 5" first light
Replies: 16
Views: 339

Re: Today's SUN (20180408) | JAEGERS 5" first light

Thanks Stephen for yet another SPOD:

Image
SUN (20180408). H-alpha DISK & PROMS (08:30 UTC). JAEGERS 5" F/5, SM60, BF30, PGR GRASSHOPPER 3 GS3-U3-28S4M, two-pane mosaic
by pedro
Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun today (from Brazil) - 2018/04/08
Replies: 11
Views: 211

Re: Sun today (from Brazil) - 2018/04/08

Great H-alpha images Ronnie

abraço amigo
by pedro
Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: G-Band and H-Alpha Images from Singapore (New images added)
Replies: 32
Views: 608

Re: G-Band and H-Alpha Images from Singapore (New images added)

I'm also interested in your image processing routines and how many images you combine (I guess less than 10)
by pedro
Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20180408) | JAEGERS 5" first light
Replies: 16
Views: 339

Re: Today's SUN (20180408) | JAEGERS 5" first light

It is a great wide field scope. These Jaegers objectives are usually very good performers
by pedro
Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20180407) | SM90II first light
Replies: 15
Views: 330

Re: Today's SUN (20180407) | SM90II first light

Thanks Mark. I will try the DS next time. Unfortunately there are not many features to image
by pedro
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Jaegers 5" F/5 (1966) vintage achro refractor
Replies: 5
Views: 207

Re: Jaegers 5" F/5 (1966) vintage achro refractor

Thanks Mark, I love vintage scopes as you already know. The "florest" of telescopes inside my dome in growing
by pedro
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 6Apr - ARIES 214mm D-ERF + C8 + PST etalon testing
Replies: 18
Views: 363

Re: 6Apr - ARIES 214mm D-ERF + C8 + PST etalon testing

I have a mod PST that belong to the 10% that never have left the factory...