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by solarchat
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:34 am
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Barn Owl in the evening Sun
Replies: 1
Views: 20

Barn Owl in the evening Sun

Barn Owl in flight. Florida Coast.
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by solarchat
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Last week of Fundraiser! WE NEED YOU!
Replies: 0
Views: 53

Last week of Fundraiser! WE NEED YOU!

Friends who always ask "how can I donate or help?" and I always reply "wait until the fundraiser..."-well THIS is the fundraiser. :) Astronomers, science minded folks, people who care about the future of our species, please consider helping us reach our goal of $15k by July 15th in the Sunlit Earth!...
by solarchat
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 2nd week fundraiser update!
Replies: 3
Views: 114

2nd week fundraiser update!

We are just under half way there with 2 weeks to go.

please consider a generous donation to our 2020 fundraiser. Let’s do something positive in this time of chaos.

http://paypal.me/cbsap or www.solarastronomy.org to donate.
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by solarchat
Wed Jun 24, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 2020 CBSAP/Sunlit Earth! fundraiser officially started.
Replies: 6
Views: 305

Re: 2020 CBSAP/Sunlit Earth! fundraiser officially started.

7F301982-AF1A-4C64-9FD1-9FDC8AA0E68E.jpeg Quick update on The Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project/Sunlit Earth! fundraiser for Summer 2020: 72 donations totaling $5200 so far. We are 1/3 of the way to the goal and have 2 1/2 weeks left. To support our awesome stem program please go to www.solaras...
by solarchat
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 2020 CBSAP/Sunlit Earth! fundraiser officially started.
Replies: 6
Views: 305

Re: 2020 CBSAP/Sunlit Earth! fundraiser officially started.

Attention birding friends, astronomy friends, photography friends, sponsorees, like minded people, local friends, air traffic controllers, facebook friends... I don't know about you but I've had way more than enough of people/media/politicians, etc... concentrating on the things that divide us as a ...
by solarchat
Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 2020 CBSAP/Sunlit Earth! fundraiser officially started.
Replies: 6
Views: 305

Re: 2020 CBSAP/Sunlit Earth! fundraiser officially started.

THANK YOU!! to the following friends and supporters for helping to keep The Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project/Sunlit Earth! alive for another year. Please help our 2020 fundraiser at PayPal.me/cbsap Ontario Telescope and Accessories, James W. Ambrister, Amy Smith, Jeff Hormann, Kevin Cobble, And...
by solarchat
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: CBSAP/Sunlit Earth! first week fundraiser update
Replies: 6
Views: 234

CBSAP/Sunlit Earth! first week fundraiser update

https://youtu.be/94iQP6wynsw https://PayPal.me/CBSAP to donate One week in to our 30 day campaign, we are at $3300 of our $15k goal for this years Summer fundraiser for the Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project/Sunlit Earth!. We are a nonprofit 501c3 STEM program in Atlanta that has had 4% admin co...
by solarchat
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 2020 CBSAP/Sunlit Earth! fundraiser officially started.
Replies: 6
Views: 305

Re: 2020 CBSAP/Sunlit Earth! fundraiser officially started.

I realize PayPal is not available in every country and I’m sorry for that. Our email address is info@Charliebates.org if whatever service you use can send directly to an email. If it’s just impossible for you to send a donation and you really want to please know that I am grateful for the attempt an...
by solarchat
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 2020 CBSAP/Sunlit Earth! fundraiser officially started.
Replies: 6
Views: 305

Re: 2020 CBSAP/Sunlit Earth! fundraiser officially started.

697F17F2-45A0-4B52-A8D7-6F42117C8AAF.jpeg We are currently at $2,250 of our $15k goal for this years CBSAP/Sunlit Earth! fundraiser. Please consider supporting this science and nature STEM nonprofit so we can spread more reason, science and beauty in this world. We certainly need it. Paypal.me/CBSA...
by solarchat
Mon Jun 15, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 2020 CBSAP/Sunlit Earth! fundraiser officially started.
Replies: 6
Views: 305

2020 CBSAP/Sunlit Earth! fundraiser officially started.

Please contribute to our 2020 Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project/Sunlit Earth fundraiser! Our goal this year is $15,000 in 30 days. link -- http://PayPal.me/cbsap We inspire people to get in to nature and science through internet sources, public hikes, equipment distribution, sponsorships and gen...
by solarchat
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Fundraiser starting June 15th.
Replies: 0
Views: 164

Fundraiser starting June 15th.

We will be doing our semi-annual Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project/Sunlit Earth! fundraiser starting on June 15th. It's been a very difficult year for all nonprofits and especially those like mine with no staff, salaries or grants. Please dig deep to help us spread nature and STEM for a better f...
by solarchat
Wed Jun 03, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Camera Options for Lunt LS80 DS
Replies: 6
Views: 215

Re: Camera Options for Lunt LS80 DS

those reviews have gotten a LOT of hits.
by solarchat
Sun May 17, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Massive Prominence Sun, May 17th
Replies: 13
Views: 344

Massive Prominence Sun, May 17th

Today there was a massive solar prominence hovering over a small magnetically active region on our nearest star. This was the largest feature us solar astronomers have seen in months. It was floating above the Sun's chromosphere aimed a little towards us. A magnificent taste of what's to come in our...
by solarchat
Sun May 10, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Forum Support Issues
Topic: Like button
Replies: 6
Views: 6637

Re: Like button

The thanks button has been added at Rainer's request and others.

I have not retired from the forum. :). I just read and follow everyone quietly. Mark and Alexandra do a lot of the day to day stuff here but Im still alive.. :)
by solarchat
Sun May 10, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Personal Solar Telescope Age
Replies: 5
Views: 239

Re: Personal Solar Telescope Age

Welcome! Yes, everyone starts with the PST. It is a fantastic scope to get in to solar. What you saw were called "prominences". These are small clouds of plasma held loft by magnetic field lines. Solar flares are a different thing that you will also see with the PST, but not until activity increases...
by solarchat
Mon Apr 13, 2020 1:52 am
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: sunlight!
Replies: 4
Views: 2291

sunlight!

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by solarchat
Mon Apr 13, 2020 1:50 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Hello Everybody
Replies: 7
Views: 2356

Re: Hello Everybody

Welcome! We met at NEAF. I was demoing the Coronado Solarmax scopes on the field and run this forum. There is no better visual view of the Sun than through a Coronado 90mm single or doublestacked scope. Imaging is different but visually, that is the best scope out there for full disk. The LS80 would...
by solarchat
Sat Apr 11, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Virtual NEAF video
Replies: 3
Views: 2282

Virtual NEAF video

This is my virtual NEAF video for NEAF 2020. It’s tongue in cheek.

https://www.facebook.com/stephenramsden ... 55088/?d=n
by solarchat
Sat Apr 11, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Forum upgrades finally completed. sort of
Replies: 17
Views: 3134

Forum upgrades finally completed. sort of

So, heeding user requests I decided to upgrade the forum and add some features. With such a gigantic database it’s always a risky adventure and this time was no different. We upgraded the PHPBB software to the latest 3.3+ version, Installed a bunch of cool options like a thank you button and social ...
by solarchat
Tue Apr 07, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: UPGRADING THE PHPBB VERSION CURRENTLY
Replies: 0
Views: 4364

UPGRADING THE PHPBB VERSION CURRENTLY

UPGRADING THE PHPBB VERSION CURRENTLY We tried going to PhPBB 3.3 but since our host will not allow anything higher than PHP v7.0, we had to uninstall the upgrade and lost all customizations. I am waiting for a response from Network Solutions on installing a more recent version of PHP. I apologize f...
by solarchat
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: See me on NEAF virtual experience today!
Replies: 6
Views: 3231

See me on NEAF virtual experience today!

Im on at 4:45PM Eastern time.

www.neafexpo.com
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by solarchat
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: The Sun from the driveway in Atlanta April 3
Replies: 17
Views: 4450

Re: The Sun from the driveway in Atlanta April 3

thanks guys. Sorry, reposted as tiny jpgs...

I posted as Tifs originally.

Thanks to Rusted for reposting as jpgs. Ill try to do better next time...:)
by solarchat
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:47 am
Forum: Forum Support Issues
Topic: Messaging another member via e-mail through this forum
Replies: 9
Views: 10167

Re: Messaging another member via e-mail through this forum

The mail system works fine for me.
by solarchat
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: Forum Support Issues
Topic: Like button
Replies: 6
Views: 6637

Re: Like button

The Administrator is me and I have a lot of experience with PhPBB. :) The forum contains over 130GB of images and text in the database. It takes several hours to upgrade to the latest version of PhPBB and then there are 17 security extensions that must also be upgraded /purchased to keep the mountai...
by solarchat
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: The Sun from the driveway in Atlanta April 3
Replies: 17
Views: 4450

The Sun from the driveway in Atlanta April 3

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