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by marktownley
Wed May 22, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Ha and CaK Sun
Replies: 6
Views: 48

Re: Ha and CaK Sun

Nice addition! Clouds permitting i'm going to image before work tomorrow morning.
by marktownley
Wed May 22, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR2741 on 14May (New image 22 May)
Replies: 21
Views: 216

Re: AR2741 on 14May (New image 22 May)

I prefer the last one Alfred!
by marktownley
Wed May 22, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Vixen VMC110 PST mod
Replies: 1
Views: 31

Re: Vixen VMC110 PST mod

Sounds like you've been busy! Post up some pictures of all of this when you get chance, I know people would be interested to see them.
by marktownley
Wed May 22, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Ha and CaK Sun
Replies: 6
Views: 48

Re: CaK Sun

Nice closeup Stu! It's nice to be able to get the scope out for half an hour or so after work.
by marktownley
Wed May 22, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: May 17: AR2741 and proms in H alpha
Replies: 6
Views: 57

Re: May 17: AR2741 and proms in H alpha

Excellent images Peter!
by marktownley
Wed May 22, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: 127mm Meade Triplet Mod
Replies: 2
Views: 42

Re: 127mm Meade Triplet Mod

Sounds like you've been busy. Interesting to know about the variability in the astroboot barlows, like you say lends itself to more potential.
by marktownley
Wed May 22, 2019 5:46 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Tuesday 21st - Quiet Sun
Replies: 5
Views: 33

Re: Tuesday 21st - Quiet Sun

Good captures David, we are back to a quiet sun again, fingers crossed it picks up soon.
by marktownley
Wed May 22, 2019 5:45 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 20th of May 2019.
Replies: 5
Views: 38

Re: Sol from the 20th of May 2019.

You've got a great collection of images here Eric! Can you smell the smoke in the air?
by marktownley
Wed May 22, 2019 5:42 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Blank! Nothing to See Here... 21st may
Replies: 9
Views: 77

Re: Blank! Nothing to See Here... 21st may

Thanks everyone!
by marktownley
Tue May 21, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Blank! Nothing to See Here... 21st may
Replies: 9
Views: 77

Re: Blank! Nothing to See Here... 21st may

Thanks Maurits, thanks Alexandra. It's exactly bright points like these we need to keep an eye on. They start off like this, as the solar jetstream for cycle 25 gets closer to the surface they become emerging flux regions, and then once the magnetic field strength gets above 1500 gauss we have spots...
by marktownley
Tue May 21, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Blank! Nothing to See Here... 21st may
Replies: 9
Views: 77

Blank! Nothing to See Here... 21st may

A pleasantly sunny start to the day so I darted out with the travelling kit - 50mm Lunt etalon on the 60mm f6 scope, 2x cemax, FLIR GH3 ICX916M https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47109785844_87f8a2985e_o.jpg ha-fd-ss-bw by Mark Townley , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47109785734_7cb...
by marktownley
Tue May 21, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Pro 2019.5.20
Replies: 8
Views: 65

Re: Pro 2019.5.20

That's a super prom Pepe!
by marktownley
Mon May 20, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Creative Solutions to the Problem of LARGE (8"+) ERF Cells
Replies: 3
Views: 119

Re: Creative Solutions to the Problem of LARGE (8"+) ERF Cells

These guys have the tooling, and they're astronomy based so there may be a chance? https://www.jtwastronomy.com/services
by marktownley
Mon May 20, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 20th May FD with prominence
Replies: 6
Views: 61

Re: 20th May FD with prominence

Nice capture Robert! The sun does look blank compared to a week or so ago...
by marktownley
Mon May 20, 2019 5:16 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 18th of May 2019.
Replies: 8
Views: 64

Re: Sol from the 18th of May 2019.

These are fantastic especially given the smokey conditions Eric.
by marktownley
Mon May 20, 2019 5:12 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solarchat forum extended 3 more years...
Replies: 10
Views: 151

Re: Solarchat forum extended 3 more years...

That's good news Stephen. I hope we are in a position for it to still be running after that too.
by marktownley
Sun May 19, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun from Brazil - 2019/05/18
Replies: 8
Views: 90

Re: Sun from Brazil - 2019/05/18

These are excellent images Ronnie
by marktownley
Sun May 19, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20190519) | PROMS
Replies: 12
Views: 94

Re: Today's SUN (20190519) | PROMS

Looks like your skies were nice and blue today, with good images to.
by marktownley
Sun May 19, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sunday 18th May
Replies: 7
Views: 65

Re: Sunday 18th May

Binning is good! I use it too. Nice images, it's never really cleared here today, just had a few glimpses.
by marktownley
Sun May 19, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Removing new Mods
Replies: 23
Views: 416

Re: Maksutov 180/1800 Modification?

Astrophil wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 5:56 pm
There are yellow glass, red glass, Baader D-ERF, and Aries D-ERF that I'm aware of.
I've got a couple of Beloptik tri-bands, and Frederic at Airy Labs make a Ha ERF for C9.25.
by marktownley
Sun May 19, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: C11 ERF-Concept
Replies: 15
Views: 1651

Re: C11 ERF-Concept

That's very good point George.
by marktownley
Sun May 19, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR2741 on 14May (New image 22 May)
Replies: 21
Views: 216

Re: AR2741 on 14May

These are excellent Alfred!

Can you describe the post processing steps you did to get this result.
by marktownley
Sun May 19, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR12741 Inside it's umbra in Ha
Replies: 6
Views: 102

Re: AR12741 Inside it's umbra in Ha

That's very impressive Valery!