Tuesday Sun 12th Jan. 2021

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Tuesday Sun 12th Jan. 2021

Post by Carbon60 » Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:52 pm

A beautiful blue sky morning and plenty of sunshine, although the seeing conditions were very marginal for close-up views. Nevertheless I had a go with the 150 mm mod on a couple of proms and a magnetically disturbed region. The FD in Ca II K was straightforward enough on a 72mm scope fitted with a B1800 Lunt module and a couple of additional filters (Baader K-Line and Omega).

First up are the Ca II K disks in mono and colour.

Image20210112_CaK_FD by Stuart Green, on Flickr

Image20210112_CaK_FD_colour by Stuart Green, on Flickr

These were the two main proms on show in Ha. This is where the seeing conditions made it very difficult to obtain good, stable, views.

Image20210112_Prom1 by Stuart Green, on Flickr

Image20210112_Prom2 by Stuart Green, on Flickr

Finally, a close view of the magnetically disturbed region. Again, the seeing conditions really limited my ability to get a nice sharp image, so it looks a bit fuzzy. You have to get what you can :)

Image20210112_Ha by Stuart Green, on Flickr

Thanks for looking.

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Re: Tuesday Sun 12th Jan. 2021

Post by Equator6 » Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:11 pm

Even with no perfect conditions, the photos are very good Stu! I like very much the close up one.

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Re: Tuesday Sun 12th Jan. 2021

Post by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY » Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:12 pm

Hi Stu, glad you got some clear-ish skies today after all the heavy rain that swept across the UK.

Excellent captures and the proms are well-good for a quiet Sun

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Re: Tuesday Sun 12th Jan. 2021

Post by Astrophil » Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:19 pm

Those are very good images, Stu. Nothing but clouds here today. Thanks for the view.

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Re: Tuesday Sun 12th Jan. 2021

Post by Stardust5858 » Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:21 pm

Thanks for posting Stu, lovely image's.



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Re: Tuesday Sun 12th Jan. 2021

Post by marktownley » Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:40 pm

Good results Stu! Glad you got some sunshine. Using the 150 this time of year is brave but they came out surprisingly well.


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Re: Tuesday Sun 12th Jan. 2021

Post by Carbon60 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:37 pm

Many thanks, everyone. Comments are always very much appreciated.

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Re: Tuesday Sun 12th Jan. 2021

Post by MapleRidge » Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:12 pm

Well done Stuart :bow

The 150mm scope still produced good, detailed images !!!

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Re: Tuesday Sun 12th Jan. 2021

Post by AndiesHandyHandies » Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:25 am

Hi

Nice proms as I viewed, especially the first one.

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Re: Tuesday Sun 12th Jan. 2021

Post by ffellah » Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:40 pm

A beautiful set of images notwithstanding the weather conditions, Stu.

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Re: Tuesday Sun 12th Jan. 2021

Post by Montana » Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:25 pm

Interesting to see the intense patches of plage in the CaK, these could be active regions which will form over the next couple of weeks, hopefully big by their next pass round :)

The close ups of the proms are exceptional :bow :hamster:
Very busy couple of days at work here :(

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Re: Tuesday Sun 12th Jan. 2021

Post by rsfoto » Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:39 pm

Hi Stu,

Well done.


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Re: Tuesday Sun 12th Jan. 2021

Post by Carbon60 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:05 pm

Many thanks, everyone.
Not sure when we’ll see the Sun again here. The forecast isn’t looking promising.

Stu.


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