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Christmas Eve sunshine

Post by Montana » Mon Dec 24, 2018 2:54 pm

Well, it never stopped raining since Thursday but today I woke up to glorious sunshine and crisp cold frost and some beautiful mist over the river. It is one of those special winter mornings.

I completely missed the Sun for the solstice yet again for the 4th year in a row, so I still haven't completed my analemma properly yet :( but I saw the Sun today at lunchtime. There was still a lot of cirrus cloud about and even was blessed with an iridescent cloud/sundog when I was setting up the PSTs from the bedroom window. So this is my low sun view at around middday from upstairs.

ImageIridescent cloud by Alexandra Hart, on Flickr

and Hydrogen alpha

Image2018-12-24 12-07-19 f colour by Alexandra Hart, on Flickr

a little AR in the east and nice prom to the south east

Image2018-12-24 12-07-19 by Alexandra Hart, on Flickr

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Image2018-12-24 12-01-22 by Alexandra Hart, on Flickr

I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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Re: Christmas Eve sunshine

Post by eroel » Mon Dec 24, 2018 3:10 pm

Alexandra:
Beautiful X´mas shots.
Best wishes for you and family.
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Re: Christmas Eve sunshine

Post by MalVeauX » Mon Dec 24, 2018 7:48 pm

Lovely discs, look at those filaments just popping up over night! And a new AR coming around the limb.

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Re: Christmas Eve sunshine

Post by MapleRidge » Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:07 pm

Great images Alexandra :bow

I'm always amazed how well your winter observing through the windows turns out so well ;)

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Re: Christmas Eve sunshine

Post by ffellah » Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:23 pm

Beautiful FD's at all frequencies, Alexandra. I am glad you were able to sneak few images through the window...the sky looks beautiful

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Re: Christmas Eve sunshine

Post by Carbon60 » Mon Dec 24, 2018 11:32 pm

Lovely images, Alexandra. Glad you got some Sun.

I’m in the Midlands without a solarscope, but the beautiful blue sky here today certainly made me wish I had one with me. I’m starting to forget the routine. It has been weeks since my last solar session because of the weather.

At least here in the north we’re on the right side of the solstice. :)

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

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Re: Christmas Eve sunshine

Post by marktownley » Tue Dec 25, 2018 8:59 am

They're lovely shots Alexandra. We had sunshine on the way into Brewood.
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Re: Christmas Eve sunshine

Post by Montana » Tue Dec 25, 2018 2:21 pm

Thanks everyone :)

Wow! Mark that looks wonderful, what a view from your house! :) how do you do the Christmas turkey though?
Merry Christmas!

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Re: Christmas Eve sunshine

Post by Valery » Tue Dec 25, 2018 4:34 pm

So nice river (channel) for a pole/whip float fishing!

Merry Christmas to all.


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Re: Christmas Eve sunshine

Post by MAURITS » Tue Dec 25, 2018 4:57 pm

Very nice full disc images Alexandra.
Mark, great boat and river pictures on a sunny day …
Valery, I love whipe float fishing on a quiet water ...

Merry Christmas to all of you.
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Re: Christmas Eve sunshine

Post by rsfoto » Tue Dec 25, 2018 9:37 pm

Hi Alexandra,

Very nice images and the Sundog

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Re: Christmas Eve sunshine

Post by MapleRidge » Tue Dec 25, 2018 10:54 pm

Hi Mark...

Great scenery along the canal, and the boat cruise/pub looks like a great way to take in Christmas.

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Re: Christmas Eve sunshine

Post by FMEnage » Wed Dec 26, 2018 1:06 pm

Great set ! Alexandra. Number 1 and 3 are my faves

cheers ,
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Re: Christmas Eve sunshine

Post by yltansg » Wed Dec 26, 2018 2:28 pm

Nice shots with the PSTs, Alexandra

Great to know that the joy of Christmas is celebrated in so many places.

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Re: Christmas Eve sunshine

Post by Montana » Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:03 pm

:hamster: fantastic Mark! give my love to Fiona, that looks a very nice Christmas dinner :)

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Re: Christmas Eve sunshine

Post by eroel » Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:20 pm

Mark:
Beautiful place and shots.
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