Solar highlights from Feb. 17, 2019

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Solar highlights from Feb. 17, 2019

Post by Astrophil » Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:26 am

I had some unexpectedly nice weather and good seeing today so out I went. Using the Qunatum Six and Solar Spectrum, I captured todays highlights.
The surface images were taken with and without a focal reducer. I didn't see much difference in detail. Also played around with the prom images.

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Re: Solar highlights from Feb. 17, 2019

Post by marktownley » Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:00 am

Very nice images there Phil!


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Re: Solar highlights from Feb. 17, 2019

Post by robert » Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:58 am

Amazing resolution and definition
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Post by MalVeauX » Mon Feb 18, 2019 11:18 am

Very nice Phil!

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Post by Montana » Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:40 pm

Superb detail and beautifully processed :bow :hamster:
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Post by xn44 » Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:33 pm

Beautiful images!



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Post by MapleRidge » Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:54 pm

Excellent images Phil...well done :bow

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Post by MAURITS » Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:59 pm

Very nice captures Phil ...


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Post by eroel » Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:59 pm

Phil:
Super shots, beautiful filament.
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Re: Solar highlights from Feb. 17, 2019

Post by Astrophil » Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:48 am

Thank you all! I was pleased as to how they turned out as well. I tried to process them a little softer this time but old habits are hard to break.

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Post by mattwastell » Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:28 am

Hi Phil - just seen these - sweet!


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Post by ffellah » Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:32 am

Truly excellent results, Phil.

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Post by rsfoto » Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:04 pm

Superb close ups from the Sun details on surface and limbo

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Re: Solar highlights from Feb. 17, 2019

Post by Valery » Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:58 pm

Excellent, Phil

The first photo is at the limit of 6" aperture resolution. You reached it. Now you are limited by aperture, not by atmosphere or skill.


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Re: Solar highlights from Feb. 17, 2019

Post by Carbon60 » Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:06 pm

Super images, Phil. Lots of lovely, fine, details.

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Re: Solar highlights from Feb. 17, 2019

Post by Astrophil » Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:02 pm

Thanks guys. I do appreciate the kind words and motivation.
Valery, that's good to know that the setup is reaching it's potential. Looks like I need another scope.

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Re: Solar highlights from Feb. 17, 2019

Post by Valery » Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:09 am

Astrophil wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:02 pm

Valery, that's good to know that the setup is reaching it's potential. Looks like I need another scope.

Phil
Yes, Phil, you need a larger scope. We always must be ready to use the best seeing moment without too much limitation from an aperture size. I am always disappointed when I meet the situation where I am limited with my telescope aperture size - a typical case in a warm season when I imaging with my 6" refractor.

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