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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 Ronnie_Clayton
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Moon and Saturn conjunction and a quiet Sun
Replies: 9
Views: 496

Re: Moon and Saturn conjunction and a quiet Sun

Many thanks by the kind words friends :-)

Ronnie
by Ronnie_Clayton
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:55 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today Proms (2019-06-23)
Replies: 3
Views: 305

Today Proms (2019-06-23)

A "small" but beautiful proeminence :D

Ronnie
by Ronnie_Clayton
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Moon and Saturn conjunction and a quiet Sun
Replies: 9
Views: 496

Moon and Saturn conjunction and a quiet Sun

Hello, This weekend the Sun is quiet :cry: ... This solar picture I did yesterday... (SS + Basler acA1920-155 + APM LZOS 152/1200 + TZ3) The Moon-Saturn conjunction images I did last Tuesday (Basler acA1920-155 + AstroTech 66/400 + PM 2,5x|Full disk and + PM 5x|for detail) I hope you like it Ronnie
by Ronnie_Clayton
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20190615) | TEC140 + DAYSTAR QUARK Chromosphere
Replies: 14
Views: 1609

Re: Today's SUN (20190615) | TEC140 + DAYSTAR QUARK Chromosphere

Beautiful pics Pedro, fine details. Your TEC and Quark works very well together :D
by Ronnie_Clayton
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Help me to know what is that...
Replies: 3
Views: 377

Re: Help me to know what is that...

Thaks for your suppport Bob and Mark :-). I´ve sent an e-mail directly to Mark from SolarSpectrum, he says me that he had never seen it before. Not Newton Rings like that, "looks like a topographical map". Mark asked me to try differents configs to try eliminate it like a Newton Rings (tilting the c...
by Ronnie_Clayton
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun from Brazil - 2019/06/10
Replies: 10
Views: 595

Re: Sun from Brazil - 2019/06/10

Many thanks Maurits, Stu and Brian :-).

Ronnie
by Ronnie_Clayton
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Help me to know what is that...
Replies: 3
Views: 377

Help me to know what is that...

Hello friends! Last weekend I was doing some pictures and I've noticed an interesting effect (or issue). Using high gain appeared concentric rings (not newton rings I think) in center of picture... Have you ever seen it before? What is that? Equipment utilized: Telescope: APM LZOS 152/1200 (triplet)...
by Ronnie_Clayton
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun from Brazil - 2019/06/10
Replies: 10
Views: 595

Re: Sun from Brazil - 2019/06/10

Alexandra, Franco, Pedro, Mark and Valery, many thanks! @Valery, I´ve used an APM LZOS 152/1200 limited to 120mm by a mask. My etalon is a SolarSpectrun RG32 0,3A. A full disk is a mosaic using a TZ3+0,4x reducer (both from Baader). Detailed images TZ3+0,4 reducer and close-up detailed just TZ3. Bes...
by Ronnie_Clayton
Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun from Brazil - 2019/06/10
Replies: 10
Views: 595

Sun from Brazil - 2019/06/10

Hello friends.

Some pictures that I did last Sunday :) .
by Ronnie_Clayton
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sunday Sun 9th June-Ha 250mm RCT
Replies: 25
Views: 1119

Re: Sunday Sun 9th June-Ha 250mm RCT

Incredible images, amazing details, congrats!

Ronnie
by Ronnie_Clayton
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20190602)
Replies: 21
Views: 846

Re: Today's SUN (20190602)

Beautiful images as usual :bow

Ronnie
by Ronnie_Clayton
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Intes 703 for H-alpha, some experiments
Replies: 17
Views: 801

Re: Intes 703 for H-alpha, some experiments

Beautiful images Bart. nice resolution e details. It seems that you´ve a nice PST etalon too...

Ronnie
by Ronnie_Clayton
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: Intes 703 for H-alpha, some experiments
Replies: 8
Views: 513

Re: Intes 703 for H-alpha, some experiments

Beautiful images Bart. nice resolution e details. It seems that you´ve a nice PST etalon too...

Ronnie
by Ronnie_Clayton
Tue May 21, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun from Brazil - 2019/05/18
Replies: 8
Views: 475

Re: Sun from Brazil - 2019/05/18

Thanks friends :-).

Ronnie
by Ronnie_Clayton
Sun May 19, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun from Brazil - 2019/05/18
Replies: 8
Views: 475

Sun from Brazil - 2019/05/18

Hello friends,

Yesterday I had my first 2019 solar session. I hope you enjoy :-)

Ronnie
by Ronnie_Clayton
Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Solar Astronomy Equipment Reviews
Topic: SolarQuest review
Replies: 36
Views: 5775

Re: SolarQuest review

Thanks for your explanations Pedro :D

Um forte abraço amigo!

Ronnie
by Ronnie_Clayton
Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Solar Astronomy Equipment Reviews
Topic: SolarQuest review
Replies: 36
Views: 5775

Re: SolarQuest review

Great Review Pedro!

One question, is it possible use this mount in equatorial mod? (like the SkyWatcher AZ GTi)?

Um grande abraço!

Ronnie
by Ronnie_Clayton
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Trying Astra Image for Solar Images
Replies: 9
Views: 882

Trying Astra Image for Solar Images

Hello Friends, I´m truing (and learning) the AstraImage software for Solar/planetary images. Until now I was using PixInsight, but I really liked AstrImage, simple with great tools usefull for solar images. Follow some pictures stacked in AS3! and edited in AstraImage. All images catched with APM152...
by Ronnie_Clayton
Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 16th of July 2018.
Replies: 7
Views: 636

Re: Sol from the 16th of July 2018.

WOW, Beautiful full discs :bow
by Ronnie_Clayton
Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:12 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: July 14 - Some Ha pictures
Replies: 6
Views: 583

Re: July 14 - Some Ha pictures

Thanks Alexandra, Eric and Stu. @Eric, for these pictures I've used the following equipment: Telescope: APM/LZOS 152/1200 APO + Baader D-Erf 160mm Filter: SolarSpectrum Research Grade 0,3A, Camera: Basler aca1920-155um Lenses: TZ3 + Telecompressor 0,4x Softwares: AutoStakket + AstraImage (great soft...
by Ronnie_Clayton
Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun from Brazil - 15th July
Replies: 11
Views: 866

Re: Sun from Brazil - 15th July

Many thanks Brian, Alexandra, Eric and Stu :D
by Ronnie_Clayton
Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: July 14 - Some Ha pictures
Replies: 6
Views: 583

July 14 - Some Ha pictures

Hello,

Follow some pictures that I´ve catched last Saturday. I hope you enjoy it :D .

Ronnie