March 29 2021 Observations

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March 29 2021 Observations

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Session time is 10:15am until 11:50am EDT local time ( US ). Skies are clear but the seeing is a bit below average. The temperature is 50F.


Coronado SolarMax II 90 DS. 32x, 44.5x, 64x and 80x ( Ha )
I first off notice the two plages of AR12811 in the NW and AR12812 east of it. They are the only plages I see on the solar disc.

I also can see a smattering of filaments in the SE and SW including a small one very near the limb in the SW below a prominence group.

Prominences steal the show today! They are on all four corners of the disc. A semi-pyramid with a dark void underneath it in the SE. A rounded off one in the NE. A fine group of proms in the NW showing really nice fine filamentary detail and a group of smaller proms in the SW. It's " fine pickin' " for proms today!

The mottles show nice contrast despite the seeing being a bit rough.


Celestron NexStar 102GT w/Altair wedge and 540nm filter. 55x, 83x and 100x ( WL )
I notice three spots at first in AR12812. Even though it's small the SW spot shows umbra/penumbra structure. Higher power shows the middle spot to be multiple. I can see two components without doubt and maybe a third in moments of better seeing. This brings the total to 5 in the group.


I imaged also today. I will post what turns out as soon as I can stack and post-process them.

Carpe Diem!

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Re: March 29 2021 Observations

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Thanks for the update James.


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Thanks Maurits!

Here is the first image of the imaging part of the session. More later. Work calls :(


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Well done James and thanks for the update.


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Super report and accompanying image James.


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Thanks Nigella and Mark. I’ll process more tonight after I get home from work.


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Very nice first image, James !

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Thanks for the report, James.

Nice looking prom shot as well.


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Re: March 29 2021 Observations

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Nice report, James.

Thank you.

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Thanks everyone! I am now posting the rest of today's shots and heading to bed.

Happy Observing!


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