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Transit of Mercury in the Spicule Layer. Phil took this great image with his Quantum 6 Scope, Solar Spectrum etalon and PGR Camera.

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7 Jan AR 1944 Looks like Australia.

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7 Jan AR 1944 Looks like Australia.

Post by solar » Tue Jan 07, 2014 7:11 am

Hi everyone,
Late home again but had a bit clearer run with seeing 5/10 at 1pm. (0300UTC)
The AR looks just like a map of Australia.
I tried to process these a bit different to see if I could get some detail in the black hole so to speak. Not to sure I managed it Chris, sorry.
I also tried getting in a bit closer but was hampered by seeing.
I have other data for later maybe but in the meantime I will post these.
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Re: 7 Jan AR 1944 Looks like Australia.

Post by Derek Klepp » Tue Jan 07, 2014 8:05 am

Looks good Ralph I imaged a bit later again between clouds but at least cooler here today .There was some brief flaring in the smaller spot will post after dinner.
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Re: 7 Jan AR 1944 Looks like Australia.

Post by mattwastell » Tue Jan 07, 2014 8:56 am

Well that would explain the recent hot weather!
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Re: 7 Jan AR 1944 Looks like Australia.

Post by Montana » Tue Jan 07, 2014 12:07 pm

:lol: it does look like Australia, perhaps because the Sun loves you guys so much :) and it is Stephen's great 2014 Oz trip and the Sun is celebrating :lol:

These are superb, they keep on just getting better and better :hamster:

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Re: 7 Jan AR 1944 Looks like Australia.

Post by eroel » Tue Jan 07, 2014 4:55 pm

Ralph:
Beautiful set of super images.
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Re: 7 Jan AR 1944 Looks like Australia.

Post by MapleRidge » Tue Jan 07, 2014 4:58 pm

Exceptional work Ralph...superb details across all bands :bow:

I'd like to take advantage of the sun today, but a windchill of -30C and blowing snow pretty much kills that plan...the dome would be full of snow in no time :angry: I will have to enjoy everyone's posts :thanx:

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Re: 7 Jan AR 1944 Looks like Australia.

Post by Valery » Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:23 pm

Very nice work, Ralph! Very high resolution an looks like 3-D view.

Thanks for sharing them with us.
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Post by Andy Devey » Tue Jan 07, 2014 6:26 pm

Superb shots Ralph

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Post by swisswalter » Tue Jan 07, 2014 7:09 pm

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Re: 7 Jan AR 1944 Looks like Australia.

Post by Carbon60 » Tue Jan 07, 2014 7:22 pm

Simply stunning, Ralph. :bow: :bow: :bow:

Wonderful detail in the close H-alpha shots.

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Post by marktownley » Tue Jan 07, 2014 8:19 pm

Oh wow! I love these images Ralph! 8)
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Re: 7 Jan AR 1944 Looks like Australia.

Post by mr40mm » Wed Jan 08, 2014 3:32 pm

Ralph these are Outstanding and a pleasure to behold! :bow: :bow: :bow: Randy
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Re: 7 Jan AR 1944 Looks like Australia.

Post by sullij1 » Wed Jan 08, 2014 8:43 pm

Good show Ralph. Thanks for the view. :bow:
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