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Oh my! a patch of blue sky!

Post by Montana » Sun Aug 28, 2016 2:36 pm

Dropped everything, saw a blue patch coming and grabbed the PSTs - it was the SUN!!!!!!!! amazing sight!

Image2016-08-28 13-00-10 f colour by Alexandra Hart, on Flickr

Image2016-08-28 12-53-59 f colour by Alexandra Hart, on Flickr

Image2016-08-28 12-48-19 f colour by Alexandra Hart, on Flickr

Image2016-08-28 13-00-10 by Alexandra Hart, on Flickr

Image2016-08-28 12-53-59 by Alexandra Hart, on Flickr

Image2016-08-28 12-48-19 by Alexandra Hart, on Flickr

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Re: Oh my! a patch of blue sky!

Post by cshahar » Sun Aug 28, 2016 2:39 pm

So glad for you Alexandra! Really nice full disks with beautiful details. That center spot is really dominating the scene though.

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Post by DJD » Sun Aug 28, 2016 3:39 pm

Lovely images Alexandra, glad the blue sky gaps hit your end of Cheshire, they brushed past us
up here. The proms are developing nicely, hope they put on a show.
Can I ask if the Ha PST is double stacked ?
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Post by Albuqshutterbug » Sun Aug 28, 2016 3:57 pm

Yahooo!!
I am so glad you finally got a chance to play.
Beautiful images and processing.
Very nicely done.

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Post by eroel » Sun Aug 28, 2016 4:13 pm

Alexandra:
Happy that you are able to see the sun, I am still sitting at my home observatory waiting for a chance.
Beautiful shots,
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Post by Montana » Sun Aug 28, 2016 5:24 pm

Thanks guys :)
Yes the PST is double stacked :)

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Post by pedro » Sun Aug 28, 2016 5:57 pm

Great images there Alexandra. I'm glad you were able to image today



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Post by robert » Sun Aug 28, 2016 7:09 pm

Lovely shots, great
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Post by David_The_Bears_Fan » Sun Aug 28, 2016 8:33 pm

Great set Alexandra


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Post by gabrieli » Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:06 pm

Hi, Alexandra

What a relief that must have been. It has been said before that this activity is an addiction (though a positive one) for many of us.
Hope you have many more opportunities couple with better seeing.

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Post by Montana » Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:14 pm

Thanks folks :) I really was getting desperate today for a fix :)

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Re: Oh my! a patch of blue sky!

Post by Carbon60 » Mon Aug 29, 2016 7:44 am

Excellent images, Alexandra. Glad the Sun finally made an appearance for you. I'm hoping for clear skies later today.......we'll see.

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Post by mattwastell » Mon Aug 29, 2016 8:04 am

Great you had a blue gap! The growing prom looks great - thanks for the images.


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Re: Oh my! a patch of blue sky!

Post by GUS » Mon Aug 29, 2016 12:45 pm

Great set of images Alexandra, fantastic detail for 40mm scopes.



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Post by christian viladrich » Mon Aug 29, 2016 12:56 pm

Nice full disk images Alexandra !


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Post by ffellah » Mon Aug 29, 2016 2:44 pm

I love your work at all wavelenghts ! Glad you got some sun fun.....

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Post by Ewan » Mon Aug 29, 2016 4:37 pm

Glad you got some at last Alexandra, it aint going nowhere fast, very nice images as well.



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Post by Valery » Mon Aug 29, 2016 6:33 pm

Very nice imaging session! So good results with a tiny 40mm aperture!

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Post by marktownley » Mon Aug 29, 2016 8:04 pm

Brilliant disks Alexandra!


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Post by ffellah » Tue Aug 30, 2016 12:14 am

Alexandra: you should feel great comparing your discs with this

http://www.bbso.njit.edu/Images/daily/i ... fullbc.jpg

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Post by Derek Klepp » Tue Aug 30, 2016 10:21 am

Great pics you really do get the most out of those PSTs



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Post by MapleRidge » Tue Aug 30, 2016 11:10 pm

Gorgeous pics Alexandra...excellent results :bow

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