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Post by MalVeauX » Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:39 pm

Hey all,

I finally got a morning with minimal clouds, and fairly good weather. It's been dreadful for months. Seeing was decent, not supreme, but quite good, getting into sub-arc-second seeing all morning and averaging a few peaks in the 0.8 arc-second range which allowed some higher resolution attempts. I didn't get to the maximum of the potential of the aperture, but was getting decent data at least which is better than I've had in a while with the storm conditions. I left the high res stuff soft processing wise. The big prominence field is gorgeous. The AR's are crackling with small flares and activity, some were so fast they changed in moments while watching.

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Seeing Conditions (decent, getting sub-arc-second often enough, most images were around 0.8 arc-seconds):
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C8 Edge + Full 214mm D-ERF + Baader Red CCD-IR Block Filter (2nd D-ERF) + PST etalon + 10mm BF + ASI290MM
++ As above, minus the etalon and BF for the photosphere imaging

100mm F10 masked Refractor + Baader Red CCD-IR Block Filter (2nd D-ERF) + PST etalon + 10mm BF + ASI290MM

60mm F16.7 masked Refractor Baader Blue CCD-IR Block Filter (2nd D-ERF) + Lunt Cak & Altain Astro 395nm + IMX253 (discs)
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Post by rsfoto » Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:44 pm

Hi Marty,

Well done


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Post by dhkaiser » Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:48 pm

Super set Marty!


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Post by ffellah » Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:50 pm

Top shots, Marty, thank you for sharing them.

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Post by Martin_S » Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:14 pm

Excellent presentation Marty, well done.

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Post by marktownley » Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:34 pm

A very impressive collection Marty, glad you got to use the 200mm!


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Post by DeepSolar64 » Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:03 pm

WoW Marty. You take the prize on these. That big prom reminds me of a furry animal nose down feeding on the spicule grass with a tail out behind it.

All of these are superb. You have the sun covered today!

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Post by MapleRidge » Wed Feb 24, 2021 12:08 am

Outstanding work there Marty...well done :bow

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Post by JochenM » Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:34 am

Well, looks like you certainly took advantage of the opportunity. Impressive amount of very good images there, Marty.



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Post by Carbon60 » Wed Feb 24, 2021 9:24 am

You've been busy in the better weather, Marty. A really great set of images.

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Post by Montana » Wed Feb 24, 2021 6:35 pm

Superb Marty!! :bow :bow :hamster:

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Post by Stardust5858 » Wed Feb 24, 2021 7:15 pm

Fantastic captures Marty, thanks for sharing.


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Post by arnedanielsen » Wed Feb 24, 2021 7:49 pm

Lovely high-res images, Marty!

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