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Transit of Mercury in the Spicule Layer. Phil took this great image with his Quantum 6 Scope, Solar Spectrum etalon and PGR Camera.

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by David_The_Bears_Fan
Wed May 15, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sunday sunshine 12th May
Replies: 10
Views: 616

Re: Sunday sunshine 12th May

Some nice results there Alexandra. I like the jam idea :)
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Tue May 14, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Tuesday 14th May in WL & Ca-K
Replies: 7
Views: 456

Tuesday 14th May in WL & Ca-K

Another early start to catch some Sun before work. Some cirrus clouds in the way when I got out but they did not pose a serious impediment. Tuesday-7.jpg Tuesday-6.jpg Tuesday-1.jpg Tuesday-2.jpg Tuesday-0.jpg Tuesday-3.jpg Tuesday-4.jpg Tuesday-5.jpg Anyone else think AR 12741 currently looks like ...
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Tue May 14, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 13th of May 2019.
Replies: 8
Views: 441

Re: Sol from the 13th of May 2019.

Superb set of images Eric
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Tue May 14, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Full Disk Before Work - 14th May
Replies: 7
Views: 471

Re: Full Disk Before Work - 14th May

Defeated the alarm clock today then Mark :) Paid dividends with a nice disk. Need to make my mind up on the H Alpha upgrade :?
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Tue May 14, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Always to see something ...
Replies: 9
Views: 546

Re: Always to see something ...

Great shot
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Tue May 14, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUnday 12th Solar Haul
Replies: 6
Views: 402

Re: SUnday 12th Solar Haul

Thank you Eric
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Tue May 14, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Monday 13th May Solar Activity
Replies: 7
Views: 419

Re: Monday 13th May Solar Activity

Thanks all, you're too kind :bow2 :oops:
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Mon May 13, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Slim pickings 13/5/2017 Tal/PST mod
Replies: 8
Views: 474

Re: Slim pickings 13/5/2017 Tal/PST mod

Nice looking set of images.
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Mon May 13, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR2741 2019/5/12 13
Replies: 8
Views: 470

Re: AR2741 2019/5/12 13

Nicely done.
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Mon May 13, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUnday 12th Solar Haul
Replies: 6
Views: 402

Re: Sunday 12th Solar Haul

Thanks :bow2
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Mon May 13, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Monday 13th May Solar Activity
Replies: 7
Views: 419

Re: Monday 13th May Solar Activity

:lol:
Thanks Mark. I have good intentions tomorrow too but I am not sure how many days I will / can keep up the early starts.
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Mon May 13, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Monday 13th May Solar Activity
Replies: 7
Views: 419

Monday 13th May Solar Activity

Made an early start so I could get some imaging in before work. I was rewarded with some half decent seeing and some nice activity.
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by David_The_Bears_Fan
Sun May 12, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUnday 12th Solar Haul
Replies: 6
Views: 402

SUnday 12th Solar Haul

Early start to try and catch the best seeing. sunday-8.jpg sunday-6.jpg sunday-7.jpg Ca-K showed few proms today but I was able to get the barlow close ups today. sunday-0.jpg sunday-1.jpg sunday-2.jpg Finally a bit of H Alpha with the PST. I took frames enough to make a full disk mosaic but the res...
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Sun May 12, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Saturday Sun 11th May '19 Sunday Sun images added
Replies: 19
Views: 888

Re: Saturday Sun 11th May '19 Sunday Sun images added

A great haul of images there Stu. Made the most of the decent weather.
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Sun May 12, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Saturday 11th May Ca-K / WL
Replies: 7
Views: 361

Re: Saturday 11th May Ca-K / WL

Thanks all :bow
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Sun May 12, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar egg
Replies: 8
Views: 570

Re: Solar egg

Impressive stuff.
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Sun May 12, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Friday May 10th
Replies: 9
Views: 572

Re: Friday May 10th

Thank you Maurits
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Sat May 11, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Friday May 10th
Replies: 9
Views: 572

Re: Friday May 10th

Thank you Christian, Alexandra. Yes, forecast here for Sunday looks good too but who knows what we will actually get!
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Sat May 11, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Saturday 11th May Ca-K / WL
Replies: 7
Views: 361

Saturday 11th May Ca-K / WL

Challenging conditions today with lots of clouds, poor seeing, a bit of a breeze and intermittently poor seeing! Still persevered and came out with this lot. No Ca-K close-ups as I got distracted by the proms and then the weather ended my session before I was ready :evil: Sat-7.jpg Sat-8.jpg Sat-5.j...
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Sat May 11, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Spots 11 May
Replies: 8
Views: 421

Re: Spots 11 May

Very nice captures David.
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Sat May 11, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20190511) | QUARK first light
Replies: 13
Views: 705

Re: Today's SUN (20190511) | QUARK first light

Looks good to me Pedro. Great set.
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Sat May 11, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Quick session this morning May 7th
Replies: 23
Views: 959

Re: Quick session this morning May 7th

Great set of pics Franco
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Sat May 11, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: May 10th Spots
Replies: 13
Views: 600

Re: May 10th Spots

Great shots.
by David_The_Bears_Fan
Fri May 10, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Friday May 10th
Replies: 9
Views: 572

Friday May 10th

Rough day today weather wise, clouds, showers and a bit breezy to boot. Still a few half decent size gaps in the cloud meant I had to try and get some imaging in. Not had a chance to image since AR12741 came around so I wanted to get a session in.Seeing was variable so results are not my best but I ...