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by steveward53
Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year
Replies: 20
Views: 3557

Re: Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year

I apologise sincerely for forgetting to mention Michaels award , great work from the pair of you ... :cool:
by steveward53
Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year
Replies: 20
Views: 3557

Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year

Congratulations to Alexandra (Montana) on yet another award in the "Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year - Our Sun" section.

Well deserved recognition for the consistantly high standards of images that she produces ... :bow :hamster: :bow :hamster: :bow
by steveward53
Sun Sep 03, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: My six monthly solar excursion ...
Replies: 1
Views: 497

My six monthly solar excursion ...

Evening all , been a while I know but I find shooting blank discs is no fun ... :roll: Please click on thumbnails for larger images. http://astrob.in/310253/0/rawthumb/gallery/get.jpg http://astrob.in/310254/0/rawthumb/gallery/get.jpg http://astrob.in/310256/0/rawthumb/gallery/get.jpg 1000D + Tal 10...
by steveward53
Thu Oct 13, 2016 4:06 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in Whitelight , 13th October 2016 , 14:45 BST.
Replies: 3
Views: 760

Sun in Whitelight , 13th October 2016 , 14:45 BST.

The grey blanket finally broke up ...  :D http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Standard%2013-10-16.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Coloured%2013-10-16.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Inv...
by steveward53
Wed Oct 12, 2016 11:07 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Old coffee..............
Replies: 16
Views: 2333

Re: Old coffee..............

Wow ...
by steveward53
Wed Oct 12, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Just a quick play with GAP morphing tool in Gimp
Replies: 2
Views: 863

Just a quick play with GAP morphing tool in Gimp

First play with the morphing plug-in GAP in the Gimp .

A morph between the 3rd and 4th of September , clever little thing , just need to explore more closely ... ;)
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by steveward53
Tue Oct 11, 2016 11:31 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in Whitelight , 11th October 2016 , 11:00 BST.
Replies: 3
Views: 740

Sun in Whitelight , 11th October 2016 , 11:00 BST.

Slim pickings today , just 15 'clean' stackable frames from 400+ shot through the clouds ... :( http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Standard%2011-10-16.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Coloured%2011-10-16.png http://i1241.photo...
by steveward53
Sun Oct 09, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in Whitelight , 9th October 2016 , 11:00 BST.
Replies: 4
Views: 813

Sun in Whitelight , 9th October 2016 , 11:00 BST.

Well that wearisome three hour wait for a gap was worth it in the end ...  :D http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/PStandard%209-10-16.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Close%20Standard%209-10-16.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albu...
by steveward53
Sat Oct 08, 2016 1:24 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in Whitelight , 8th October 2016 , 12:30 BST.
Replies: 3
Views: 692

Sun in Whitelight , 8th October 2016 , 12:30 BST.

Praise be to Sat24.com ...  :P Had resigned myself to a no-show today but it showed a thin blue stripe approaching from the North . It gave me a 45 second window to play in , 15 seconds to frame and nail focus , 30 seconds to grab 25 frames . 11 of them went into the mixer before  sitting down to th...
by steveward53
Fri Oct 07, 2016 6:34 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in "Blacklight" , 7th October 2016 , just for laughs mind ...
Replies: 8
Views: 1324

Sun in "Blacklight" , 7th October 2016 , just for laughs mind ...

Not a thread for the faint of heart this one , don't say you weren't warned. Thought I was in for a quick bit of blue but it never quite lined up , shot a few frames through "rather thick cloud" ... cough ... and decided to have a play ...  Have noticed that when you open .CR2 files in Photo Gallery...
by steveward53
Fri Oct 07, 2016 7:08 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in Whitelight , 6th October 2016 , 10:30 BST.
Replies: 6
Views: 1047

Re: Sun in Whitelight , 6th October 2016 , 10:30 BST.

Thank you all for the kind words ... :oops:
by steveward53
Thu Oct 06, 2016 3:30 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Steve vs NASA/SDO ...
Replies: 2
Views: 664

Steve vs NASA/SDO ...

Well you have to have a bit of a play now and again ... :lol: Rotated and scaled down my Barlowed efforts a bit to match their latest Continuum shot , not too shabby for an old boy , a DSLR and an atmosphere to contend with ... ;) http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/Stev...
by steveward53
Thu Oct 06, 2016 1:52 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in Whitelight , 6th October 2016 , 10:30 BST.
Replies: 6
Views: 1047

Sun in Whitelight , 6th October 2016 , 10:30 BST.

Even better viewing conditions today , even got the big Barlow attached for once ...  :P http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Standard%206-10-16.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Standard%20Barlowed%206-10-16.png http://i1241.pho...
by steveward53
Wed Oct 05, 2016 11:37 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in Whitelight , 4th October 2016 , 09:00 BST.
Replies: 2
Views: 632

Sun in Whitelight , 4th October 2016 , 09:00 BST.

Half decent seeing for a change ... :cool: http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Standard%205-10-16.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Drizzle%20Standard%205-10-16.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Su...
by steveward53
Tue Oct 04, 2016 2:21 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in Whitelight , 4th October 2016 , 11:00 BST.
Replies: 1
Views: 491

Sun in Whitelight , 4th October 2016 , 11:00 BST.

Poor conditions but plenty to see today ... :cool: http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Standard%204-10-16.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Coloured%204-10-16.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/...
by steveward53
Mon Oct 03, 2016 2:28 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in Whitelight , 3rd October 2016 , 11:00 BST.
Replies: 1
Views: 392

Re: Sun in Whitelight , 3rd October 2016 , 11:00 BST.

Would Mr Admin be so kind as to delete two of the three versions of this post please ... :lol:
by steveward53
Mon Oct 03, 2016 2:27 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in Whitelight , 3rd October 2016 , 11:00 BST.
Replies: 3
Views: 773

Re: Sun in Whitelight , 3rd October 2016 , 11:00 BST.

Would Mr Admin please delete two of the three versions of this post please as I cannot seem to do so , not sure what occurred ... ?
by steveward53
Mon Oct 03, 2016 2:21 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in Whitelight , 3rd October 2016 , 11:00 BST.
Replies: 3
Views: 773

Sun in Whitelight , 3rd October 2016 , 11:00 BST.

Quick grab of the new arrivals ... :D http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Standard%203-10-16.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Coloured%203-10-16.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Inverted%...
by steveward53
Mon Oct 03, 2016 2:21 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in Whitelight , 3rd October 2016 , 11:00 BST.
Replies: 1
Views: 392

Sun in Whitelight , 3rd October 2016 , 11:00 BST.

Quick grab of the new arrivals ... :D http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Standard%203-10-16.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Coloured%203-10-16.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Inverted%...
by steveward53
Mon Oct 03, 2016 2:20 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in Whitelight , 3rd October 2016 , 11:00 BST.
Replies: 0
Views: 7689

Sun in Whitelight , 3rd October 2016 , 11:00 BST.

Quick grab of the new arrivals ... :D http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Standard%203-10-16.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Coloured%203-10-16.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Inverted%...
by steveward53
Mon Sep 12, 2016 1:47 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in Whitelight , 12th September 2016 , 11:00 BST.
Replies: 2
Views: 552

Sun in Whitelight , 12th September 2016 , 11:00 BST.

Found a spare hour to have a play .... http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Standard%2012-9-16_3.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Coloured%2012-9-16_1.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Inve...
by steveward53
Sun Sep 11, 2016 12:49 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in Whitelight , 11th September 2016 , 09:00 BST.
Replies: 2
Views: 530

Sun in Whitelight , 11th September 2016 , 09:00 BST.

Some steady moments between the wobbles today ... :cool: http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Standard%2011-9-16.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%20Sun/P%20Coloured%2011-9-16.png http://i1241.photobucket.com/albums/gg515/steveward53/2016%...