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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 DeepSolar64
Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Nov. 18 Disk and AR LS80
Replies: 10
Views: 162

Re: Nov. 18 Disk and AR LS80

I could pick up that tiny filament in the AR visually in my SM II 60.
by DeepSolar64
Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:47 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Belated Mercury Transit and Prom action
Replies: 12
Views: 176

Re: Belated Mercury Transit and Prom action

Very beautiful shots! Shows the tiny disc of Mercury quite well.
by DeepSolar64
Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:45 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar Disk 18th November 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 182

Re: Solar Disk 18th November 2019

Awesome! BIG thumbs up!
by DeepSolar64
Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Nov. 19 Disk and AR
Replies: 8
Views: 129

Re: Nov. 19 Disk and AR

Very nice Phil! Your images show considerably more than I could pick up visually today. I could not see the AR at all.
by DeepSolar64
Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Old school Solar observation | Clave' Helioscopes
Replies: 13
Views: 477

Re: Old school Solar observation | Clave' Helioscopes

WoW, and I thought I had been around the astronomy hobby long enough to know all the old names. Never heard of Clave, Cave yes. It looks really nice. An f15 refractor. Probably gives really nice images.

James
by DeepSolar64
Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 14th and 15th of November.
Replies: 5
Views: 104

Re: Sol from the 14th and 15th of November.

Outstandingly sharp!!
by DeepSolar64
Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury Transit November 11 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 120

Re: Mercury Transit November 11 2019

Rainer,
Awesome video. you captured the majority of the event. Love those Takahashi refractors too!

James
by DeepSolar64
Thu Nov 14, 2019 5:48 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury Solar transit 11th of November 2019.
Replies: 13
Views: 181

Re: Mercury Solar transit 11th of November 2019.

Impressive images Eric.
by DeepSolar64
Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury Transit
Replies: 11
Views: 186

Re: Mercury Transit

Dave:
Nice pic and certainly an awesome scope!!

James
by DeepSolar64
Tue Nov 12, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury Transit from Rock Hill SC
Replies: 5
Views: 112

Re: Mercury Transit from Rock Hill SC

Yes, I am thankful to see it. Clouds knocked me out of the Venus transit several years ago. I won't live near long enough to see the next one. I gotta settle for pictures and videos on this one.
by DeepSolar64
Tue Nov 12, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sorry, another Mercury transit...
Replies: 15
Views: 233

Re: Sorry, another Mercury transit...

So small a tiny disc from afar in front of our home star. That's what I thought upon seeing the first one above.
by DeepSolar64
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury Transit November 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 307

Re: Mercury Transit November 2019

BIG thumbs up Stewart!! Perfect sharp round disc!

JP
by DeepSolar64
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Enhancing filament detail
Replies: 10
Views: 270

Re: Enhancing filament detail

Lately enhancement is a good thing. The sun is very bland lately. Now if I can find a way to enhance things visually.

James
by DeepSolar64
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury Transit from Rock Hill SC
Replies: 5
Views: 112

Mercury Transit from Rock Hill SC

All, Today I observed the transit with a close friend of mine who lives in Rock Hill SC. We had some high clouds early but it later ended up to a clear blue sky so we got to observe the entire event. We used three scopes. My Orion 70mm white light solar telescope and Meade Coronado SolarMax II 60mm ...
by DeepSolar64
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury Transit | 20191111
Replies: 19
Views: 512

Re: Mercury Transit | 20191111

Pedro,

That's a lot of work! Excellent documentation of the event.

James
by DeepSolar64
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury run around
Replies: 13
Views: 208

Re: Mercury run around

You certainly earned these, Alexandra! Bless your heart.
by DeepSolar64
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: transit Mercury several freq
Replies: 15
Views: 241

Re: transit Mercury several freq

First time I have seen a transit photographed in CaK. Awesome!!
by DeepSolar64
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sorry, another Mercury transit...
Replies: 15
Views: 233

Re: Sorry, another Mercury transit...

Looks nice Franco. A small but sharply defined disc of the planet.

James
by DeepSolar64
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:31 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUN 11/11/2019
Replies: 11
Views: 186

Re: SUN 11/11/2019

You got it!!!
by DeepSolar64
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury-Solar Transit Mega Thread | Nov 11th 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 268

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

Marty,

I had good weather too. I really enjoyed it. Your pictures are excellent. I love the sizable disc of Mercury your images show. You have considerable magnification/resolution here.

And I really love to see children involved with anything astronomy!

James
by DeepSolar64
Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury with a dying Quark
Replies: 7
Views: 158

Re: Mercury with a dying Quark

Jack,

Sorry to hear about the death of your quark, especially at such a crucial time. Still you got a decent picture with Mercury showing a sizable disc.

James
by DeepSolar64
Sat Nov 09, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Mercury Transit 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 458

Re: Mercury Transit 2016

What I notice the most is how active the sun is compared to now.
by DeepSolar64
Sat Nov 09, 2019 6:25 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Anybody going to catch the Mercury Transit?
Replies: 22
Views: 625

Re: Anybody going to catch the Mercury Transit?

Fortunately if the weather fails I have the NSO GONG network and NASA SDO to fall back on for an excellent, if not quite as personal a view. And of course all you guys and gals who weather permitting post excellent images and descriptions!

The wonders of the internet.

James
by DeepSolar64
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 6th of November 2019.
Replies: 7
Views: 149

Re: Sol from the 6th of November 2019.

Very nice views of a calm sun Eric.