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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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by pedro
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury Transit | 20191111
Replies: 14
Views: 233

Re: Mercury Transit | 20191111

Thanks a lot Mark
by pedro
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury transit and proms
Replies: 11
Views: 101

Re: Mercury transit and proms

Great images Phil, well done
by pedro
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: Mercury transit and proms
Replies: 5
Views: 5

Re: Mercury transit and proms

Great images Phil, well done
by pedro
Tue Nov 12, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury Transit | 20191111
Replies: 14
Views: 233

Re: Mercury Transit | 20191111

Thanks Alexandra

I had a great time observing the mercury transit, in spite of the clouds
by pedro
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury Transit | 20191111
Replies: 14
Views: 233

Re: Mercury Transit | 20191111


MERCURY TRANSIT | 20191111
Pedro RE' | Solar Astrophotography
LUNT60, BF30, GS3-U3-28S4M
http://re.apaaweb.com
by pedro
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sorry, another Mercury transit...
Replies: 14
Views: 128

Re: Sorry, another Mercury transit...

Great images there Franco
by pedro
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury-Solar Transit Mega Thread | Nov 11th 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 129

Re: Mercury-Solar Transit Mega Thread | Nov 11th 2019

Great images of the Mercury Transit Marty, glad you had excellent weather
by pedro
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury Transit | 20191111
Replies: 14
Views: 233

Re: Mercury Transit | 20191111

Thanks a lot guys, appreciate your comments
by pedro
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury Transit | 20191111
Replies: 14
Views: 233

Re: Mercury Transit | 20191111

Thanks Franco and Stu
by pedro
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury Transit | 20191111
Replies: 14
Views: 233

Mercury Transit | 20191111

Mercury Transit | 20191111 Check out a few images and videos of the Mercury Transit. I had to do some cloud dodging in the mid afternoon. Seeing was fair (low clouds and strong wind) WEB LINK: http://re.apaaweb.com/sun_h_alpha_2019-11.html https://youtu.be/mPsb1TsBQXg MERCURY TRANSIT | 20191111 Pedr...
by pedro
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury Transit November 2019
Replies: 13
Views: 136

Re: Mercury Transit November 2019

Great images Stu, you had good seeing
by pedro
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury run around
Replies: 13
Views: 115

Re: Mercury run around

Lovely images Alexandra. I will post a few images later tonight. I had to fight the clouds as well
by pedro
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury Transit 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 258

Re: Mercury Transit 2016

Thanks Maurits

Fingers crossed for tomorrow, the weather here is not great
by pedro
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Old school Solar observation | Clave' Helioscopes
Replies: 9
Views: 153

Re: Old school Solar observation | Clave' Helioscopes

Thanks again guys (Eric & Stu)

It is great to observe with the equipment
by pedro
Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20191110) | Ha FD + Jet Transit
Replies: 4
Views: 193

Today's SUN (20191110) | Ha FD + Jet Transit

Today's SUN (20191110) | Ha FD + Jet Transit Imaged through high clouds WEB LINK: http://re.apaaweb.com/sun_h_alpha_2019-11.html https://youtu.be/018PM6Z_-vw Solar jet transit (20191110) | Pedro RE' TV101, SM60| BF30 PGR GRASSHOPPER 3 GS3-U3-28S4M Takahashi EM-400 http://re.apaaweb.com http://re.apa...
by pedro
Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury Transit 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 258

Re: Mercury Transit 2016

Thanks a lot guys

The weather forecast is not great for the Mercury Transit in Portugal, fingers crossed
by pedro
Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury Transit 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 258

Mercury Transit 2016

Check out a few images of the 2016 Mercury Transit below http://re.apaaweb.com/mercury_transit_20160409-02.jpg MERCURY TRANSIT (20160509) - LUNT60 http://re.apaaweb.com/mercury_transit_20160509_16352_1656UTC.gif SUN (20160509) H-alpha, MERCURY TRANSIT. LUNT60, BF30, PGR GRASSHOPPER 3, ANIMATED GIF (...
by pedro
Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Anybody going to catch the Mercury Transit?
Replies: 22
Views: 336

Re: Anybody going to catch the Mercury Transit?

If the weather permits I will observe the transit from my observatories, fingers crossed
by pedro
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 6th of November 2019.
Replies: 7
Views: 83

Re: Sol from the 6th of November 2019.

Beautiful FD images Eric

Abrazo
by pedro
Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Old school Solar observation | Clave' Helioscopes
Replies: 9
Views: 153

Re: Old school Solar observation | Clave' Helioscopes

Thanks Alexandra The views are interesting but not the same we get with modern Herschel wedges. The Clave' Pentaprism (90º pentaprism) has an integrated ND filter, and a barlow lens (views are nice but dark - high magnification) Clave' Helioscope (triple-prism erector) is more interesting to use and...
by pedro
Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 3rd of Novemaber 2019.
Replies: 7
Views: 119

Re: Sol from the 3rd of Novemaber 2019.

Great FD images Eric, the small AR is clearly cycle 25
by pedro
Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Old school Solar observation | Clave' Helioscopes
Replies: 9
Views: 153

Old school Solar observation | Clave' Helioscopes


Old school Solar observation
1- Clave' Helioscope (triple-prism erector)
2- Clave' Pentaprism (90º Helioscopic pentaprism)
Pedro RE' http://re.apaaweb.com
by pedro
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20190831) | QUARK Chromosphere
Replies: 31
Views: 718

Re: Today's SUN (20190831) | QUARK Chromosphere

Thanks Eric

Fuerte abrazo