The Sun - 5th June 2020

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The Sun - 5th June 2020

Post by David_The_Bears_Fan » Fri Jun 05, 2020 1:03 pm

Somewhat dynamic weather here today so it's a case of grab-it-while-you-can and run for shelter before the rain gets here :lol: Managed a quick white light visual session and then stuck the Bresser on the CG-4 to try and catch an image. Patience paid off and I managed 2 x 1000 frame captures, one in WL and the other in Ca-K.
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20200605_Ca-K_AR102xsFD.jpg (846.41 KiB) Viewed 163 times
Apologies, orientations are all over the place :? More haste less speed as they say!
Unfortunately the more I use the Bresser for this type of grab-and-go imaging session the less I am impressed with the results. True the seeing wasn't great today but looking back at previous images I am inclined to feel it may be time to try a different short-focus frac for the purpose.


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Re: The Sun - 5th June 2020

Post by dhkaiser » Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:38 pm

Good captures.

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Re: The Sun - 5th June 2020

Post by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY » Fri Jun 05, 2020 3:45 pm

Well done David and you've captured the 3-spots (JUST) that I captured in WL at 1400GMT.
No worries about the directions, as I think we get the "drift" !!


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Re: The Sun - 5th June 2020

Post by rsfoto » Fri Jun 05, 2020 3:56 pm

Hi David,

Great images. The only nitbit is that the WL image should be mirrored vertical so it fits into the Tilting Sun grid. The CaK image is correct ;)

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Re: The Sun - 5th June 2020

Post by JochenM » Sat Jun 06, 2020 7:01 am

Sounds like you made the most if it, David. Nice work.

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Re: The Sun - 5th June 2020

Post by marktownley » Sun Jun 07, 2020 7:58 am

Nice disks David, weather was certainly topsy turvy on friday.

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