Large Prominence, 09-07-18

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Large Prominence, 09-07-18

Post by MalVeauX » Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:15 pm

Heya,

Horrible seeing today, and ridiculous stormy weather with several major cyclone storms off the coast and a hurricane on our Eastern side. I suppose I'm lucky to see the sun at all, let alone get data on it. I was hoping for fair seeing and attempted to image at large scale, but the seeing barely supported even attempting anything. Then a rain system came in, so that shut down my day. Not even 09:30am yet and it's over. Hah, sunny Florida...

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Re: Large Prominence, 09-07-18

Post by ffellah » Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:43 pm

That is a beautiful prom shot, Marty

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Re: Large Prominence, 09-07-18

Post by krakatoa1883 » Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:43 pm

Great image Marty. I have seen that prominence on the screen of my PC while imaging the disc in Ca-H, it was really impressive.
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Re: Large Prominence, 09-07-18

Post by JohnW » Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:01 pm

Yes nice image and action. I like the colour best. Cheers, John W.

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Re: Large Prominence, 09-07-18

Post by MalVeauX » Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:30 pm

For fun, around 4:45pm, there was a small break in the clouds. I couldn't help myself. So, I grabbed some CaK data and animated it.

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15 minutes real time
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15 minute time lapse in CaK
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Re: Large Prominence, 09-07-18

Post by marktownley » Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:13 pm

You have been lucky to see the sun! Good images Marty, just cloud here.
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Re: Large Prominence, 09-07-18

Post by Montana » Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:52 pm

Excellent images, I saw the proms on GONG and thought they looked nice.

Also the animation is very interesting, it shows exactly what Mark T's animations do, a strange circular motion of the super granulation spicules, it is very hypnotic.
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Re: Large Prominence, 09-07-18

Post by eroel » Sun Sep 09, 2018 11:56 pm

Marty:
Super prominence shot.
Nice animation.
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