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New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by GreatAttractor » Sun Apr 03, 2016 7:34 pm

Finally a cloudless day of very good and steady seeing - I got to field-test my new 90 mm mod with Lunt 50 etalon (which I'll describe separately later). All shot with PGR Chamelon 3 mono (ICX445), processed and aligned in ImPPG.
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Seeing got a bit worse during capturing this:
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30-second intervals, 70 minutes total:
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I'll add the remaining two animations soon.


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Re: New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by Derek Klepp » Sun Apr 03, 2016 9:07 pm

Lovely animation



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Re: New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by Tcb37 » Sun Apr 03, 2016 9:25 pm

Beautiful.



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Re: New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by MapleRidge » Sun Apr 03, 2016 10:35 pm

Superb pics and animation...well done :bow

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Re: New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by edobosz » Sun Apr 03, 2016 11:44 pm

Congrats Filip on your new setup! Wonderful smooth animation and pics.
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Re: New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by ffellah » Mon Apr 04, 2016 1:45 am

Great images and I love the animation...... Thank you !

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Re: New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by JohnW » Mon Apr 04, 2016 5:39 am

Great animation, thanks. John W.



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Re: New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by mattwastell » Mon Apr 04, 2016 7:49 am

That is an awesome animation - congratulations!


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Re: New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by Montana » Mon Apr 04, 2016 11:50 am

Wow! that's what I dream of :bow :bow :bow

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Re: New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by marktownley » Mon Apr 04, 2016 1:19 pm

These are fantastic! I look forward to hearing about the guts in this scope too :)


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Re: New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by GreatAttractor » Mon Apr 04, 2016 8:30 pm

The setup is described here: http://solarchat.natca.net/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=19238

The larger of Sunday's prominences:

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30-second intervals, 2:23 h total (with a short break).

I also captured material for animation of the lone sunspot, but nothing was happening there (and seeing started getting unsteady), so just a single good frame:
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Re: New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by marktownley » Mon Apr 04, 2016 9:24 pm

Brilliant additions! I love the shot of the spot :)


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Re: New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by jp-brahic » Tue Apr 05, 2016 7:04 am

fantastics animations!!! :)

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Re: New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by nickatnight » Tue Apr 05, 2016 7:22 am

Worth saying again....awesome!!!



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Re: New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by oreoluna » Tue Apr 05, 2016 9:05 am

Great animations of protuberances

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Re: New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by Montana » Tue Apr 05, 2016 11:49 am

These animations are just incredible :bow :bow :hamster:

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Re: New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by GreatAttractor » Tue Apr 05, 2016 4:34 pm

Thank you, everyone. This should be a fruitful season.


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Re: New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by Carbon60 » Wed Apr 06, 2016 11:21 am

Mesmerizing animations, capturing beautiful dynamics. Excellent!

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Re: New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by GreatAttractor » Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:19 pm

My stacker reached a state where I could batch-process some of last weekend's material. Here's the sunspot; seeing indeed started to deteriorate, but it seems there are penumbral waves visible:

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20-second intervals, 1 hour total, post-processed and aligned with ImPPG.


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Re: New setup (90 mm) in very good seeing

Post by marktownley » Sun Apr 10, 2016 7:48 pm

That animation looks good! Easy to see the penumbral waves :)


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