January 9th Session

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January 9th Session

Post by MapleRidge » Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:27 pm

Hello everyone...

Another sunny day here on Saturday, with a small new active region appearing on the eastern limb and a beautiful fila-prom on the NW.

The first image is the full disk Ha through the LS80T/LS75FHa/B1800Ha and ASI174MM camera, presented in various palattes:
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The active regions (filaments, proms, new AR) were imaged with the modded iStar 150mm, f8 OTA/stacked DSII modules/B1800Ha + 3x focal extender:
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Mark had suggested trying to run the full disk Ha through the LS80T/LS75FHa double stack and capture with the ASI1600 camera to better utilize it's smaller pixels. I did some test images and have them posted below...first with the ASI174MM, second the ASI1600MM, and last is the ASI1600 with a 2x barlow:
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The ASI1600 needs a bit of a cleaning by the looks of the dust spots, but it does make a very nice image. The downfall is the much slower frame rate and larger files to process. I'd like to image with the WL and CaK filters at the same focal length and see how they compare. More tests to come ;)

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Re: January 9th Session

Post by eroel » Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:55 pm

Brian:
Beautiful images, very well done.
Best regards,
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Re: January 9th Session

Post by ffellah » Sun Jan 10, 2021 8:04 pm

A great set of images, Brian. I was out yesterday but the seeing was very poor here and nothing came out of the session. I observed those two beautiful vertical prominences in detail.

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Re: January 9th Session

Post by rsfoto » Sun Jan 10, 2021 8:41 pm

Hi Brian,

Very well done


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Re: January 9th Session

Post by DeepSolar64 » Sun Jan 10, 2021 9:05 pm

Yep, that northwest prom is a filaprom! Well done Brian!!


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Re: January 9th Session

Post by MapleRidge » Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:10 pm

Eric, Franco, Rainer, and James...

Thanks for all the comments :bow

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Re: January 9th Session

Post by Montana » Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:58 pm

Beautiful images Brian and the new ones with the other camera are fabulous :bow

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Re: January 9th Session

Post by JochenM » Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:18 pm

Nice set of images there, Brian.

The smaller sensor of the ASI1600 is working well there.


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Re: January 9th Session

Post by marktownley » Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:36 pm

Very nice Brian, i'm a fan of the large disks!


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Re: January 9th Session

Post by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY » Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:41 pm

Well-captured images Brian and the coloured ones are definitely my favs.

Thanks for sharing

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Re: January 9th Session

Post by MapleRidge » Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:16 pm

Alexandra, Jochen, Mark, and Terry...

Your feedback is very much appreciated :bow

Mark, glad to hear you like the ASI1600 images ;)

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Cambray, ON Canada

Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/185395281@N08/albums

Takahashi EM400 Mount carrying:
C9.25 Edge/Daystar 250mm ERF/PST (Modded)
Lunt LS80PT/LS75FHa/B1200Ha
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Stellarvue 110, f7 or iStar 150mm, f8

Daystar Quantum 0.45A SE, Quark Combo Chomosphere, Lunt WL and CaK Wedges

MI250 Mount carrying C14

ASI 1600MM, ASI174MM, ASI290MM/ASI462MC, Canon 60D (Ha mod), SBIG STF8300/FW8

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