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by nickatnight
Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR2681 and AR2682 - CPC925 w Quark - Sept. 24, 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1148

AR2681 and AR2682 - CPC925 w Quark - Sept. 24, 2017

Got out for the first time in a bit. Here's an animation and a still, shot with CPC925 w Aries DERF, 3x Baader, Combo Quark and ZWO 174MM camera. Processed with AS!3, AstraImage, IMPPG, Photoshop, DVS and PIPP. Comments and suggestions welcome. 2 hours activity of AR2682: http://cdn.astrobin.com/ima...
by nickatnight
Mon Aug 21, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Couple of Eclipse shots with Lunt 50 DS
Replies: 11
Views: 1623

Couple of Eclipse shots with Lunt 50 DS

Missed the beginning running my son to school, but got a few shots of it with the Lunt 50 DS and ZWO ASI174MM camera. Chose that camera to give lots of elbow room. Should have an animation to share eventually. First shot I captured of eclipse. eclipse-frame1_lunt50_174MM_20170821_v1b.jpg And this is...
by nickatnight
Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sunspot AR2671 is a pretty cluster - August 16, 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1299

Re: Sunspot AR2671 is a pretty cluster - August 16, 2017

Thank you Alexandra, Mark, Pepe and Val. Hoping for a bit more this weekend.
by nickatnight
Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Few images of AR12671
Replies: 10
Views: 1151

Re: Few images of AR12671

Excellent variety of images. Detail is outstanding in all wavelengths.
by nickatnight
Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: The Sun is Round(Not This Morning)
Replies: 10
Views: 1189

Re: The Sun is Round(Not This Morning)

Nuclear. Well done.
by nickatnight
Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: litle animation 14 of august
Replies: 10
Views: 1115

Re: litle animation 14 of august

That's great work Paul. Looks beautiful to me in both cases. Second one well worth the load time.
by nickatnight
Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR2671 and a nice prom
Replies: 2
Views: 550

Re: AR2671 and a nice prom

Excellent. That prom shot is gorgeous!
by nickatnight
Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Still there
Replies: 2
Views: 513

Re: Still there

What a great spread. Nicely done.
by nickatnight
Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20170818) HUGE PROM
Replies: 7
Views: 907

Re: Today's SUN (20170818) HUGE PROM

Beautiful captures, Pedro.
by nickatnight
Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:49 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sunspot AR2671 is a pretty cluster - August 16, 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1299

Re: Sunspot AR2671 is a pretty cluster - August 16, 2017

Thanks Franco and Valery!

This is turned fully clockwise, Valery, and is the best contrast I can get with this Combo Quark. I was also using the full chip of the ASI174MM.
by nickatnight
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sunspot AR2671 is a pretty cluster - August 16, 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1299

Sunspot AR2671 is a pretty cluster - August 16, 2017

Did a quick session for an hour this morning after checking out AR2671 on GONG. Shot with Aries DERF, CPC925 @ 7050mm, Baader TZ3, ZWO ASI174MM camera in FireCapture @ 10ms for 1000 frames, stacked of best 50. Processed with AS!3, AstraImage and Photoshop. Comments and suggestions welcome. Crop at 1...
by nickatnight
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR2670 and a few Proms - CPC925 and Combo Quark - August 7, 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 801

AR2670 and a few Proms - CPC925 and Combo Quark - August 7, 2017

Sunspot came out really nice, proms not so much. Shot with CPC925 with Aries DERF, Baader 3x telecentric, Combo Quark, tilt adapter and ZWO ASI174MM camera. Processed with AS!3, AstraImage and Photoshop. Comments and suggestions welcome. AR2670: ar2670_cpc925_b3x_quark_20170807_v1_ps1.jpg And a few ...
by nickatnight
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Early ( wobbly) session 17'th July with Tal/PST mod
Replies: 6
Views: 878

Re: Early ( wobbly) session 17'th July with Tal/PST mod

Nice shots. What temp in the UK is too hot for dogs? Mine lay out in the sun when it's 110F. But they're more like rats than real dogs.
by nickatnight
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR2665 Flare Animation to Limb - Triple Stacked SM90 - July 15, 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1771

Re: AR2665 Flare Animation to Limb - Triple Stacked SM90 - July 15, 2017

Thanks folks. I've had varying results with the deflicker filter. Nothing beats clean even captures, that's for sure. On a recent attempt with deflicker it made an even fade from beginning to end, which although evened it out, was not really the result I wanted. I think feeding it even-ish levels fr...
by nickatnight
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR2665 Mosaic over time
Replies: 7
Views: 1016

Re: AR2665 Mosaic over time

I did enjoy your series. Thanks for all the work!
by nickatnight
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Last 12665 17 7 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1155

Re: Last 12665 17 7 2017

An excellent farewell.
by nickatnight
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Last gasp for AR2665 on July 17
Replies: 7
Views: 624

Re: Last gasp for AR2665 on July 17

That is a last gasp on the edge. Well done.
by nickatnight
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Firts light with SolarSpectrum 0.3A, C8 Edge-HD on July 14
Replies: 12
Views: 1337

Re: Firts light with SolarSpectrum 0.3A, C8 Edge-HD on July 14

I see we all are dreaming of this etalon. Looks fantastic.
by nickatnight
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mr Wilson with a DSLR.
Replies: 12
Views: 1424

Re: Mr Wilson with a DSLR.

Beautiful sets of rises.
by nickatnight
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: First session with ARIES D-ERF UPDATE 18.07.17
Replies: 44
Views: 3862

Re: First session with ARIES D-ERF UPDATE 18.07.17

These are wonderful. I need to come to Switzerland for lessons.
by nickatnight
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Faint Loops
Replies: 7
Views: 934

Re: Faint Loops

Very nice Derek. Especially like the water reflections.
by nickatnight
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Experiment
Replies: 18
Views: 1996

Re: Experiment

Excellent. A successful experiment for sure.
by nickatnight
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: This is really bad seeing
Replies: 4
Views: 617

Re: This is really bad seeing

How long did you wait for a hole? :-)
by nickatnight
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Prominences 18th July
Replies: 12
Views: 1309

Re: Prominences 18th July

That's just fantastic work. I dream of getting clean results like these.