Sol from the 10th of November 2018.

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Sol from the 10th of November 2018.

Post by eroel » Mon Nov 12, 2018 1:13 am

Hi:
Went to the rural observatory and it was hazy and cloudy
My intention was to test the 10" f/20 Mak in Ha with a full aperture Aries ERF, but I forgot home the AP handpad (I had changed the battery at home last week) :cry:
So I used the 6" f/12 AP refractor, using a 2X telecentric and the Daystar ATM, at noon it clouded and rained.
Thanks for looking.
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Re: Sol from the 10th of November 2018.

Post by MalVeauX » Mon Nov 12, 2018 1:51 am

Wow Eric, really tremendous work, those proms are so intricate and interesting! Must have been quite awesome seeing! :bow

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Re: Sol from the 10th of November 2018.

Post by Christopher » Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:19 am

Very nice set Eric. Great job pulling out the details in those proms.
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Re: Sol from the 10th of November 2018.

Post by eroel » Mon Nov 12, 2018 3:59 am

Marty and Christopher:
Thanks for looking and commenting, BTW, the seeing was not so good (did not take the SSM), but it was hazy with clouds running by.
The scope and the old filter perform very good.
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Re: Sol from the 10th of November 2018.

Post by eroel » Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:21 am

Apollo:
My filter was made around the early 70´s by Del Woods (former owner of Daystar).
It is a 0.45 A° Ha filter, Del used to make the "University" model that had a more even etalon and was his top filter, and also the "ATM" model.
These 2 filters were heated and performed very well, but a friend of mine made me a housing with a manual tilter for my ATM, the stock ATM fits inside and I use it to get both wings manually as also adjust it quicker.
Here are some old photos of the tilter.
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Post by Montana » Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:15 pm

Wow! what an amazing sail like prom, that would have made a good animation :bow

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Post by krakatoa1883 » Mon Nov 12, 2018 1:29 pm

Fantastic proms, Eric!
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Post by ffellah » Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:30 pm

That is one serious telescope and the results speak for themselves ! The detail in the prominences is great, and surface is also excellent.

Thank you for sharing this, Eric.

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Post by marktownley » Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:41 pm

Lovely prom shots and a nice setup too Eric!
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Re: Sol from the 10th of November 2018.

Post by RKBerta » Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:08 am

Wonderful photos. Congrats on some spectacular images.

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Re: Sol from the 10th of November 2018.

Post by Carbon60 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:40 pm

Wonderful prom images, Eric. Lots of lovely fine detail. As Mark says, a nice setup as well.

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