AR2804- AR2805, WL 23-02-2020

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AR2804- AR2805, WL 23-02-2020

Post by Martin_S » Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:07 am

Today we were rewarded with two small sunspot groups, which I managed to Image in white light with my 180mm Maksutov telescope and ASI120mm camera. AR2804 was fairly quiet, AR2805 was quite active with lots of magnetic flux variations that I just managed to capture under a turbulent Brisbane sky.

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Re: AR2804- AR2805, WL 23-02-2020

Post by Montana » Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:59 am

Wow!! these are gorgeous Martin, good images of WL granulation and sunspots makes my heart skip a beat. WL beats all the other wavelengths for me :hamster: :hamster: :bow

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Re: AR2804- AR2805, WL 23-02-2020

Post by ffellah » Tue Feb 23, 2021 11:42 am

Excellent captures Martin, very sharp.

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Re: AR2804- AR2805, WL 23-02-2020

Post by dhkaiser » Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:10 pm

Super crisp imaging, must have had pretty good seeing.


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Re: AR2804- AR2805, WL 23-02-2020

Post by Fabio_Imm » Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:32 pm

Beautiful captures Martin, really sharp!
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Re: AR2804- AR2805, WL 23-02-2020

Post by Martin_S » Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:11 pm

Thank you all for your replies, and the SPOTD. Hopefully the AR's will last a bit longer so everyone can appreciate them.

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Re: AR2804- AR2805, WL 23-02-2020

Post by marktownley » Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:31 pm

Impressive shots Martin!


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Re: AR2804- AR2805, WL 23-02-2020

Post by DeepSolar64 » Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:59 pm

Very nice photosphere images Martin. I tried imaging white light today but the image just wasn’t sharp enough. I’ll keep trying.
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Re: AR2804- AR2805, WL 23-02-2020

Post by MapleRidge » Wed Feb 24, 2021 12:10 am

Well done Martin...these are great images :bow

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Re: AR2804- AR2805, WL 23-02-2020

Post by JochenM » Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:31 am

That Maksutov looks to be performing really well. Nice set of images there!



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