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Lou took this great image of a prom with his Lunt152 double stacked with a Quark

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by DeepSolar64
Sat Nov 09, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury Transit 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 214

Re: Mercury Transit 2016

What I notice the most is how active the sun is compared to now.
by DeepSolar64
Sat Nov 09, 2019 6:25 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Anybody going to catch the Mercury Transit?
Replies: 22
Views: 325

Re: Anybody going to catch the Mercury Transit?

Fortunately if the weather fails I have the NSO GONG network and NASA SDO to fall back on for an excellent, if not quite as personal a view. And of course all you guys and gals who weather permitting post excellent images and descriptions!

The wonders of the internet.

James
by DeepSolar64
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 6th of November 2019.
Replies: 7
Views: 79

Re: Sol from the 6th of November 2019.

Very nice views of a calm sun Eric.
by DeepSolar64
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Anybody going to catch the Mercury Transit?
Replies: 22
Views: 325

Re: Anybody going to catch the Mercury Transit?

I plan to watch it. Weather permitting. I'll be observing the event from Rock Hill SC with a friend. He will have his Takahashi FS 102 set up for white light viewing. I wish he had a DayStar Quark for it.
by DeepSolar64
Sat Oct 26, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Early morning session Brisbane Australia 24/10/2019
Replies: 13
Views: 232

Re: Early morning session Brisbane Australia 24/10/2019

I would love to look through the Lunt 60.
by DeepSolar64
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Some Images in Ha with Quark Chrosphere Oct. 12, 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 176

Re: Some Images in Ha with Quark Chrosphere Oct. 12, 2019

Very nice! I viewed these proms visually using my SM60 DS.
by DeepSolar64
Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Afternoon sun October 13th
Replies: 14
Views: 248

Re: Afternoon sun October 13th

Very nice Franco. I didn't get to observe the sun at all yesterday. Completely overcast. Today has nice clear blue skies but the seeing is horrible.

James
by DeepSolar64
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Prom Oct. 11 Questar/Quark Combo
Replies: 10
Views: 151

Re: Prom Oct. 11 Questar/Quark Combo

Phil,

I viewed this one visually today too. I like the color of the last picture. Probably because it is a bit closer to the color as seen in the eyepiece. That little Questar does very well. But they were always very high quality instruments.

James
by DeepSolar64
Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: High Res Proms, Spicules, Cells | Jet Flyby | Oct 10th 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 248

Re: High Res Proms, Spicules, Cells | Jet Flyby | Oct 10th 2019

Impressive resolution, especially on the granules!

James
by DeepSolar64
Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Large prom on Oct 11
Replies: 12
Views: 208

Re: Large prom on Oct 11

Very nice! I viewed this one today through my Coronado Solarmax II 60 and got decent views at 16x 22x and 33x. 50x worked well too. I tried pushing the scope to 100 power and while I could detect the prominence It was spread out too much making it to dim to see any detail within it. Using lower to m...
by DeepSolar64
Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: Proms and filament from Oct 10
Replies: 10
Views: 303

Re: Proms and filament from Oct 10

Very nice solar photography Gabrieli! Though fairly faint and delicate in my SM II 60 I could still see a fair amount of detail in this prominence.
by DeepSolar64
Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Proms and filament from Oct 10
Replies: 11
Views: 200

Re: Proms and filament from Oct 10

Very nice solar photography Gabrieli! Though fairly faint and delicate in my SM II 60 I could still see a fair amount of detail in this prominence.
by DeepSolar64
Wed Oct 02, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: August and September Sun - longest post ever
Replies: 22
Views: 406

Re: August and September Sun - longest post ever

Alexandra,

I am jealous. I would love to go to France and indeed to Pic Du Midi observatory. I love your pics. the detail is phenomenal. Thanks for sharing!!

James
by DeepSolar64
Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's Big Proms, Discs | Sept 30th 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 152

Re: Today's Big Proms, Discs | Sept 30th 2019

Incredible! Your pictures show them so much better than I can see them in my SM 60.
by DeepSolar64
Tue Oct 01, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Major Prominence! | Sept 30th 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 201

Re: Major Prominence! | Sept 30th 2019

Awesome! I saw it in the moring but it wasn't that big

James
by DeepSolar64
Mon Sep 30, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Prominences & Disc | HA | Sept 28th 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 281

Re: Prominences & Disc | HA | Sept 28th 2019

Very nice prom. I missed this one. Cloudy here.
by DeepSolar64
Sat Sep 28, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: A small flare on a quiet sun. 280mm scope
Replies: 14
Views: 337

Re: A small flare on a quiet sun. 280mm scope

Valery,

Absolutely stunning! Incredible sub arc second resolution. This rivals many professional images I have seen.

James
by DeepSolar64
Fri Sep 27, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20190927) | SM60, SM90II
Replies: 7
Views: 271

Re: Today's SUN (20190927) | SM60, SM90II

Very nice Pedro.

I do look forward to solar max. I chose to buy an hydrogen-alpha scope at the worst possible time to observe the sun.

James
by DeepSolar64
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Great prom today 9/22/19
Replies: 24
Views: 463

Re: Great prom today 9/22/19

Lovely. I'll experiment with red 'h-alpha' coloring as well now. I don't see many people image in the natural color of red h-alpha light. It might give a visual observer as myself possibly a little clearer idea of what a feature would look like visually. Imaging proms in the beautiful pink-magenta ...
by DeepSolar64
Sun Sep 22, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Quark f52 first attempt 9/21
Replies: 11
Views: 275

Re: Quark f52 first attempt 9/21

Very nice!!
by DeepSolar64
Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Big prom animated. 20th September
Replies: 16
Views: 361

Re: Big prom animated. 20th September

Robert.

I am sure in time I will dive in to solar imaging. Thanks for the advice.

James
by DeepSolar64
Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 1Sep19 - C11 H-Alpha
Replies: 22
Views: 671

Re: 1Sep19 - C11 H-Alpha

Very nice Alfred. That kind of resolution is beyond the equipment I have now. I was curious just how much you could see visually. Cameras and processing usually reveal more than the eye alone can.
by DeepSolar64
Sat Sep 21, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun & Moon 20th Sept '19
Replies: 15
Views: 330

Re: Sun & Moon 20th Sept '19

Stu,

Excellent!! I especially love the CaK and granulation images.

James