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by Montana
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: ISS pass 19th October 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 133

Re: ISS pass 19th October 2018

Thanks everyone! having more fun today at Destination Star Trek in Birmingham. Sadly Nichelle Nicolls didn't turn up so I missed my photo with her but I had a photo with my hero Captain Kathryn Janeway :) may be one day I will be Captain of a Starship :) https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1927/315773878...
by Montana
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: ISS pass 19th October 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 133

ISS pass 19th October 2018

Gosh, it has been a very long time since I used my solar telescope, I couldn't remember how to use it. But I had a holiday and it was Thursday and Friday so of course the Sun was out and two beautiful days. However, yesterday I was a zombie, I had a bad cold and was suffering jet lag in extreme. But...
by Montana
Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20181004) with GREAT seeing
Replies: 11
Views: 221

Re: Today's SUN (20181004) with GREAT seeing

Wow! you have some quality samples of carpet there Pedro :) very nice indeed :bow

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUN 4/10/2018
Replies: 3
Views: 93

Re: SUN 4/10/2018

Fantastic!! glad there were some spots too :bow

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Solar Astronomy Equipment Reviews
Topic: SolarQuest review
Replies: 21
Views: 772

Re: SolarQuest review

Thanks for a great review! It looks very similar to my Merlin mount I use for the PST and travelling with which I really love. Pity I don't have a solar tracker on it as well :)

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20181003) | 4 scopes 2 cameras
Replies: 7
Views: 184

Re: Today's SUN (20181003) | 4 scopes 2 cameras

Looks like another little hot spot dead centre in the disc, interesting!
Thanks for the daily views :bow

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: Today's SUN (20181003) | 4 scopes 2 cameras
Replies: 4
Views: 83

Re: Today's SUN (20181003) | 4 scopes 2 cameras

Looks like another little hot spot dead centre in the disc, interesting!
Thanks for the daily views :bow

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sunspot 2723 (Animated!), Proms, 120mm HA | Oct 2nd 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 144

Re: Sunspot 2723 (Animated!), Proms, 120mm HA | Oct 2nd 2018

Some lovely proms :bow great animation too, the 'dance of the Sun' I would title the movie :hamster:

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20181002) | FD images
Replies: 5
Views: 178

Re: Today's SUN (20181002) | FD images

A nice little active region Pedro, things are looking up :)

:bow
Alexandra
by Montana
Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sharpening high resolution CaK images
Replies: 25
Views: 610

Re: Sharpening high resolution CaK images

:) I wouldn't go so far as to say the camera never lies :) I was watching a programme the other day and they were filming a very unusual Swallow on the nest webcam. They had all the researchers at Bristol University trying to work out what bird it was because it was so unusual in colouration. They w...
by Montana
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20191001) | LUNT60 Ca-K
Replies: 7
Views: 251

Re: Today's SUN (20191001) | LUNT60 Ca-K

Some lovely faint proms, but the little spot group steals the show in all wavelengths :bow

Alexandra
by Montana
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: H-alpha 30092018, first light asi290mm
Replies: 23
Views: 428

Re: H-alpha 30092018, first light asi290mm

Fantastic first light, looks a very good camera :hamster:

Alexandra
by Montana
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR2723 September 30th
Replies: 16
Views: 354

Re: AR2723 September 30th

Superb and a great SPOD :hamster:
:bow

Alexandra
by Montana
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 29th of Septamber 2018.
Replies: 10
Views: 174

Re: Sol from the 29th of Septamber 2018.

I like the active region, quite a bright spot. I think it is decaying already now though. A super set of proms too :bow

Alexandra
by Montana
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SunSpot 2723 (Animated!), Proms, 120mm HA | Sept 30th 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 193

Re: SunSpot 2723 (Animated!), Proms, 120mm HA | Sept 30th 2018

A super set and I always a love a good movie in my tea break :bow

Alexandra
by Montana
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Some nice limb events from Sept 29
Replies: 4
Views: 79

Re: Some nice limb events from Sept 29

Thanks for the view Lou :bow I am always glad that you post every picture you take whether it be full of noise or bad seeing, it is the reality of life and gives hope to us all :)

Alexandra
by Montana
Mon Oct 01, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's Prominences & New Active Region with Looping Filaments! 120mm HA, Sept 29th 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 134

Re: Today's Prominences & New Active Region with Looping Filaments! 120mm HA, Sept 29th 2018

These are stunning! and a well deserved SPOD :hamster:
The animation shows a lot of activity of dark cooler material flowing through the arch filaments, lovely :bow

Alexandra
by Montana
Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Prominences saved the day (Sept 28)
Replies: 5
Views: 137

Re: Prominences saved the day (Sept 28)

I love the solar hair on the full disc :)

:bow
Alexandra
by Montana
Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Impact of telescope height on the seeing
Replies: 17
Views: 509

Re: Impact of telescope height on the seeing

Very interesting! however I am barely tall enough to mount my telescope at 1m :lol:

Alexandra
by Montana
Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Boring Sun
Replies: 12
Views: 251

Re: Boring Sun

Never let anyone else's pictures put you off taking your own :) it is the pleasure of seeing the Sun and seeing anything on it whether it be small or large that is the delight :)
These are super images :bow

Alexandra
by Montana
Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Lunchtime Sun
Replies: 5
Views: 139

Re: Lunchtime Sun

A great set Stu :bow I am glad you had the opportunity to catch the Sun. Clear blue all week at work, busy on Saturday, then Sunday when I could have viewed it was cloudy and raining. Monday back to sun again, I think I am cursed!

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Lunt calcium filter imaging thread
Replies: 28
Views: 594

Re: Lunt calcium filter imaging thread

This is my best https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7256/27097678001_40ffe06dfa_h.jpg 220516_081515 by Alexandra Hart , on Flickr But mostly like this https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4643/39216884461_24460481d3_h.jpg 180617_073020 by Alexandra Hart , on Flickr These are the best, 99% I through away as the...
by Montana
Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: High resolution images taken on Aug 20, 21&23th with the 300 mm solar telescope
Replies: 11
Views: 282

Re: High resolution images taken on Aug 20, 21&23th with the 300 mm solar telescope

Truly remarkable :bow :bow :bow these are certainly best appreciated when opened in a new tab and seen at full size.

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: High resolution images taken on Aug 20, 21&23th with the 300 mm solar telescope
Replies: 8
Views: 129

Re: High resolution images taken on Aug 20, 21&23th with the 300 mm solar telescope

Truly remarkable :bow :bow :bow these are certainly best appreciated when opened in a new tab and seen at full size.

Alexandra