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by marktownley
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR2736 - 2019-03-21
Replies: 10
Views: 58

Re: AR2736 - 2019-03-21

What scope did you use with the WL Paul?
by marktownley
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar flare 22 March
Replies: 5
Views: 44

Re: Solar flare 22 March

Good capture of the flare John!
by marktownley
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:38 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR2736 and AR2735 2019 03 21
Replies: 5
Views: 49

Re: AR2736 and AR2735 2019 03 21

Really nice set of images Pepe! Glad the sun has returned for you.
by marktownley
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR12736 Solar Flare, Singapore, new images added!
Replies: 10
Views: 80

Re: AR12736 Solar Flare from Singapore

Nice setup and not a bad image given the conditions.
by marktownley
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun at last
Replies: 8
Views: 69

Re: Sun at last

Good stuff! I'll be there at solarsphere doing my usual sun thing...
by marktownley
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR2736 - 2019-03-21
Replies: 10
Views: 58

Re: AR2736 - 2019-03-21

Nice shots Paul, the SSM certainly helps in the fight with poor seeing. Interesting that flat. The size of the 'bunnies' says to me that they are near the blocking filter end of the telecentric (objective end), it might be worth unscrewing the blocker and seeing if you can see the culprit durge at t...
by marktownley
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: PST Mod Reflections back off the Blocking Filter
Replies: 16
Views: 413

Re: PST Mod Reflections back off the Blocking Filter

Good to hear you are progressing well. Good problem solving to get rid of the reflections.
by marktownley
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Solar Software
Topic: Solar FLAT for FULL Disc only - cannot seem to be able to use it
Replies: 4
Views: 42

Re: Solar FLAT for FULL Disc only - cannot seem to be able to use it

If you have newtons rings then tilt the camera...
by marktownley
Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR2735 AR2736 2019 3 20
Replies: 6
Views: 70

Re: AR2735 AR2736 2019 3 20

Really good images Pepe! Seems quite a few people caught this flaring well!
by marktownley
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: big flare 20 mars
Replies: 8
Views: 103

Re: big flare 20 mars

That really is an excellent animation!
by marktownley
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Finally something to see in a PST
Replies: 9
Views: 73

Re: Finally something to see in a PST

Ahh, yes, that makes sense now. Aim for the reflection to be off the disk, you can always crop it out then.
by marktownley
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Finally something to see in a PST
Replies: 9
Views: 73

Re: Finally something to see in a PST

Very nice capture Phil, Disk looks pretty even to me, was it a 2 part mosaic?
by marktownley
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun at last
Replies: 8
Views: 69

Re: Sun at last

Lovely images there Brendan! Hope you're keeping well :)
by marktownley
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: GAMMA SETTINGS QUESTION
Replies: 15
Views: 440

Re: GAMMA SETTINGS QUESTION

Yes, excellent discussion, one for the library at some point...
by marktownley
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR12735 through a 6" refractor and QUARK Chromosphere. REPROCESSED image!
Replies: 13
Views: 148

Re: AR12735 through a 6" refractor and QUARK Chromosphere. REPROCESSED image!

And here we all were thinking you had bad seeing :lol:

C'mon, get the 14" up and running then :o
by marktownley
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Quick session 20/3/2019 lunchtime
Replies: 5
Views: 72

Re: Quick session 20/3/2019 lunchtime

That's a nice capture David!
by marktownley
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Solar Software
Topic: Solar FLAT for FULL Disc only - cannot seem to be able to use it
Replies: 4
Views: 42

Re: Solar FLAT for FULL Disc only - cannot seem to be able to use it

What are you trying to achieve by doing a flat with this setup?
by marktownley
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: 150 mm Solar Newton
Replies: 27
Views: 388

Re: 150 mm Solar Newton

christian viladrich wrote:
Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:55 pm
Mark : not yet ;-)
You tease :lol:
by marktownley
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Solar Software
Topic: Grasshopper 3 / Flycapture / Firecapture woes
Replies: 33
Views: 472

Re: Grasshopper 3 / Flycapture / Firecapture woes

Hope it all sorts itself soon! :)
by marktownley
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: 150 mm Solar Newton
Replies: 27
Views: 388

Re: 150 mm Solar Newton

Exciting to hear what you're doing in CaK Christian, are you able to talk more about it?
by marktownley
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: March 19 - AR2735
Replies: 5
Views: 78

Re: March 19 - AR2735

Good results Paul, the continuum image works the best in my eyes.
by marktownley
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sunday Sunshine - 17th March
Replies: 13
Views: 148

Re: Sunday Sunshine - 17th March

Thanks everyone! The adapter plate to double stack my nice 50mm etalon onto the SM90 is scheduled to arrive tomorrow! Woohoo! Looking forward to hopefully getting some clear skies this weekend now.
by marktownley
Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR12735 through a 6" refractor and QUARK Chromosphere. REPROCESSED image!
Replies: 13
Views: 148

Re: AR12735 through a 6" refractor and QUARK Chromosphere.

Excellent image Valery, it came out well. Is your seeing not as good as you would like if you're only using the 6" scope?
by marktownley
Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 18th of March 2019.
Replies: 5
Views: 53

Re: Sol from the 18th of March 2019.

These look great Eric!
by marktownley
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sunday Sunshine - 17th March
Replies: 13
Views: 148

Re: Sunday Sunshine - 17th March

Thanks everyone! Couple of extras here; the other limb in Ha showing a small prom and small plage area. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7872/46692183714_5b6c78bfe1_o.jpg other-limb by Mark Townley , on Flickr Was running through my CaK data I shot, this one was by far the sharpest. I will endeavour t...