Quick session this morning May 7th

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Quick session this morning May 7th

Post by ffellah » Wed May 08, 2019 12:13 am

Hello all: I woke up early this morning and sneaked in a quick session before work (noty!). Seeing was good and the jetstream was favorable. I could not believe how lucky we are to have this pair of sizeable sunspots during solar minimum...I guess life is good today !

Clear skies to all !

Franco
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Re: Quick session this morning May 7th

Post by MAURITS » Wed May 08, 2019 5:01 am

So nice captures Franco, here everyday rain.
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Post by marktownley » Wed May 08, 2019 5:47 am

These images are stunners Franco! Very nice, which scope did you use?
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Re: Quick session this morning May 7th

Post by krakatoa1883 » Wed May 08, 2019 9:53 am

Superb images, Franco, morning hours are always the best for imaging.
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Post by ffellah » Wed May 08, 2019 10:23 am

Thank you very much, Maurits, Mark and Raf, for your feedback. The conditions were promising for the HaT scope + 0.7 reducer and Solar Spectum filter: that is what I used. I still need to upgrade the mount, as tracking is still a problem sometimes.

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Post by Montana » Wed May 08, 2019 11:24 am

Absolutely cracking and a well deserved SPOD :hamster: :hamster:

beautifully processed too :bow

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Post by MAURITS » Wed May 08, 2019 11:53 am

Congrats on SPOD Franco.
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Post by robert » Wed May 08, 2019 12:10 pm

Lovely results
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Re: Quick session this morning May 7th

Post by ffellah » Wed May 08, 2019 1:56 pm

Thank you, Alexandra, Maurits and Robert for your nice comments.

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Post by Carbon60 » Wed May 08, 2019 7:22 pm

Stunning images, Franco. Congrats on SPOD! Well done.

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Re: Quick session this morning May 7th

Post by ffellah » Wed May 08, 2019 11:27 pm

Thank you, Stu, greatly appreciated. I was lucky, the conditions were very favorable, and I do not get that very often. You can see the jetstream map (I am the red dot) and the seeing below.

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Post by eroel » Thu May 09, 2019 12:46 am

Franco:
Beautiful images all of them.
Well deserved SPOD
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Re: Quick session this morning May 7th

Post by ffellah » Thu May 09, 2019 2:37 pm

Thank you very much, Eric.

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Re: Quick session this morning May 7th

Post by Christopher » Thu May 09, 2019 5:09 pm

Beautiful work Franco. The 3D sense is amazing. Congrats on the SPOD my friend.
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Re: Quick session this morning May 7th

Post by ffellah » Thu May 09, 2019 7:11 pm

Thank you, Pedro and Christopher. Pedro, I look forward to seeing your images of the two sunspots. Christopher: I loved you animation of 2740.

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Re: Quick session this morning May 7th

Post by bart1805 » Thu May 09, 2019 8:34 pm

I reacted on this post in the SPOD section, not the right place of course.
Franco: congratulations, great images! And as I said: there are no better reasons to be late at work than these four.

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Post by ffellah » Thu May 09, 2019 8:50 pm

Thanks a lot, Bart ! You only live once... (unless you are James Bond).

I always enjoy your beautiful images.

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Post by christian viladrich » Fri May 10, 2019 8:39 pm

Nice set of images ! You can probably remove the 0.7 reducer next time.
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Re: Quick session this morning May 7th

Post by ffellah » Sat May 11, 2019 12:30 am

Thank you, Christian. I will try next time on a single sunspot. The other day I needed a wider FOV to catch both sunspots in one image, but you are right, seeing conditions were right to use the scope at full 27.5 focal ratio.

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Re: Quick session this morning May 7th

Post by Astrophil » Sat May 11, 2019 1:19 am

Franco,
Not only are those images superb, your timing caught some interesting activity. Nicely done.

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Post by David_The_Bears_Fan » Sat May 11, 2019 7:18 am

Great set of pics Franco
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Post by Davidm » Sat May 11, 2019 8:53 am

Brilliant stuff. Love the action in those.
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Re: Quick session this morning May 7th

Post by ffellah » Sat May 11, 2019 10:21 am

Thank you very much, Phil, David and David !

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