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by marktownley
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Solar Astronomy Shop and Swap
Topic: Daystar Quark Combo Chromosphere for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 92

Re: Daystar Quark Combo Chromosphere for sale

Yours is a good quark Franco, that's a bargain for someone.
by marktownley
Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 8th of December 2018.
Replies: 8
Views: 109

Re: Sol from the 8th of December 2018.

A really excellent series there Eric!
by marktownley
Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sunday 9th December 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 121

Re: Sunday 9th December 2018

They turned out well Alexandra, just cloud for me on Sunday.
by marktownley
Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: November 9th
Replies: 8
Views: 98

Re: November 9th

They're looking good Brian!
by marktownley
Sun Dec 09, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Finally Some Sun - 4th December
Replies: 15
Views: 147

Re: Finally Some Sun - 4th December

The setup I have whilst technically is portable requires a lot of break down, setup, breakdown time, and isn't really worth it. So, I go on a solar shutdown from november to february. I am hoping Mrs T is getting me one of these for Christmas https://www.firstlightoptics.com/skywatcher-mounts/sky-wa...
by marktownley
Sun Dec 09, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20181209) FD images
Replies: 7
Views: 103

Re: Today's SUN (20181209) FD images

Looking good Pedro. Nice disks, the suns quiet but it's still nice to see it. Your skies are looking as blue as ever.
by marktownley
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Another Quark Question
Replies: 9
Views: 284

Re: Another Quark Question

I'm not sure you can unscrew the telecentric on the later batch quarks?
by marktownley
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Faint Proms and AR2729 -Dec 8, 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 146

Re: Faint Proms and AR2729 -Dec 8, 2018

They came out well!
by marktownley
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20181206) | AR12729 (added video)
Replies: 17
Views: 209

Re: Today's SUN (20181206) | AR12729 (added video)

A great collection to look at there Pedro. That new scope looks great too.
by marktownley
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Finally Some Sun - 4th December
Replies: 15
Views: 147

Re: Finally Some Sun - 4th December

Looking good! Glad you're getting some sun Brian. It's too low in the sky for me now till february where I am...
by marktownley
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sunspot! AR2729, Proms, Full Disc | HA | Dec 5th 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 174

Re: Sunspot! AR2729, Proms, Full Disc | HA | Dec 5th 2018

Nice set of images Marty, looks like UK skies on a good day here...
by marktownley
Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR12674 through 304mm scope. Day two.
Replies: 8
Views: 172

Re: AR12674 through 304mm scope. Day two.

They're super images Valery, please post away.
by marktownley
Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: AR12674 through 304mm scope. Day two.
Replies: 9
Views: 89

Re: AR12674 through 304mm scope. Day two.

They're super images Valery, please post away.
by marktownley
Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR12674 through 304mm scope. Day two.
Replies: 8
Views: 172

Re: AR12674 through 304mm scope. Day two.

That's a beauty Valery. Can't wait for cycle 25 to kick in and we get more activity like this.
by marktownley
Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: AR12674 through 304mm scope. Day two.
Replies: 9
Views: 89

Re: AR12674 through 304mm scope. Day two.

That's a beauty Valery. Can't wait for cycle 25 to kick in and we get more activity like this.
by marktownley
Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Moontrek Interactive Map
Replies: 6
Views: 200

Re: Moontrek Interactive Map

That's cool!
by marktownley
Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 1st of December 2018.
Replies: 8
Views: 147

Re: Sol from the 1st of December 2018.

Excellent images Eric! That is a fine pairing of etalons.
by marktownley
Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: This is really bad seeing
Replies: 5
Views: 131

Re: This is really bad seeing

Welcome! Is there a pic? we can't see it?
by marktownley
Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 5th December clear sky
Replies: 9
Views: 177

Re: 5th December clear sky

Absolute beauties Robert!!! You've been getting some nice weather up there I gather...
by marktownley
Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR12674 through 304mm scope.
Replies: 8
Views: 223

Re: AR12674 through 304mm scope.

That's a great image Valery!
by marktownley
Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Solar Astronomy Equipment Reviews
Topic: TS Deluxe Alt-Az Mount
Replies: 2
Views: 138

Re: TS Deluxe Alt-Az Mount

It looks a nice mount Pedro!
by marktownley
Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Internal vs. external Etalon placement question.
Replies: 2
Views: 262

Re: Internal vs. external Etalon placement question.

You could get a pair or externally stacked Lunt or Solarscope 100mm etalons, but these are five figures cost wise, regardless of currency. At 152mm you are only talking the Lunt. Internal etalons will only do close ups, a pair of externals with a large enough chip will do full disks. These scopes, e...