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by alessbonsai
Thu Jun 06, 2024 9:52 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Help with 2.5x Powermate
Replies: 36
Views: 7338

Re: Help with 2.5x Powermate

It seems that I only solved the problem by moving the camera away from the barlow
thanks for the advices
by alessbonsai
Thu Jun 06, 2024 9:46 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun Ha PST mod
Replies: 4
Views: 269

Sun Ha PST mod

Hi everyone, I found some time to take some shots. PST mod with 102 planet tecnosky,Tilt, Asi1600mmPro Dual band Antlia filter and Ha Baader filter to eliminate the Calcium H 396.8 nm and Calcium K 393.3 nm frequencies at the Pst input, which from the Firecapture histogram seem to disturb the sensor...
by alessbonsai
Sun May 19, 2024 8:38 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Help with 2.5x Powermate
Replies: 36
Views: 7338

Re: Help with 2.5x Powermate

identical defect, very evident on the moon and a WL, almost non-existent in Ha. how did you solve the problem?
by alessbonsai
Tue May 14, 2024 6:37 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Ha WL 10-11-12/5/2024
Replies: 2
Views: 273

Ha WL 10-11-12/5/2024

Some shots from 10-11-12/5/2024 Planet 102 coronado pst mod and Antlia filter 2024-05-12-0943_3-L_lapl4_ap2980_IMPPG_PS.jpg 2024-05-11-0909_7-L_lapl4_ap5676_IMPPG_PS.jpg 2024-05-10-1016_4-L_lapl3_ap3916_IMPPG_PS.jpg 2024-05-10-0959_9-L_lapl3_ap5691_IMPPG_PS.jpg 2024-05-10-0958_7-L_lapl3_ap5716_IMPPG...
by alessbonsai
Mon Apr 29, 2024 6:37 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: new Ha PSTmod with 102 Planet
Replies: 5
Views: 255

new Ha PSTmod with 102 Planet

First Sun with the 102 Planet PST mod I only had half an hour to do some tests and I already saw that it was going very well, when I took the shot I had the sun practically covered by light clouds and contrails from the planes. I also need to find what the right parameters are for processing 2024-04...
by alessbonsai
Sun Apr 28, 2024 7:04 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: new refractor
Replies: 5
Views: 617

Re: new refractor

I bought this
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by alessbonsai
Sun Apr 28, 2024 6:55 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Erf filter
Replies: 9
Views: 583

Re: Erf filter

and is back available on the teleskop.de website
by alessbonsai
Fri Apr 19, 2024 6:36 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Erf filter
Replies: 9
Views: 583

Re: Erf filter

Yes, but on the paper it is blocked until 1700nm, thats a huge difference to the player one filter. You can buy yourself "better seeing" there.
I would order directly at Antlia filters.
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I looked on the antlia site but couldn't find the filter
by alessbonsai
Wed Apr 17, 2024 1:24 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Erf filter
Replies: 9
Views: 583

Re: Erf filter

the antilia filter isn't available until about mid May and I'm not sure if the dual band is better than the playerone
by alessbonsai
Wed Apr 17, 2024 10:30 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Erf filter
Replies: 9
Views: 583

Re: Erf filter

now I would use it with a 70mm in the future at most 100mm.
by alessbonsai
Wed Apr 17, 2024 8:55 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Erf filter
Replies: 9
Views: 583

Erf filter

which 2 inch ERF or similar filter can I buy ' I have to use it internally in front of a PST mod
by alessbonsai
Tue Apr 16, 2024 2:25 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: HA from 13-14 /04/2024
Replies: 4
Views: 234

HA from 13-14 /04/2024

Sun Ha with Frankenscope Coronado PST Mod, Vixen 70/900 asi1600mmpro,Tilt, Baader Ha, barlow 2.5 televue optics Some photos from 13-14 /04/2024 the sky has never been perfect. I've almost cleaned and collimated everything, I have a bend between the telescope and PST that I need to resolve. I also wa...
by alessbonsai
Mon Apr 15, 2024 4:41 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Raspberry
Replies: 11
Views: 534

Re: Raspberry

Adjustment is at 45 degrees and below

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by alessbonsai
Mon Apr 15, 2024 3:45 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Raspberry
Replies: 11
Views: 534

Re: Raspberry

I have a Primalucelab Sesto Senso focuser that I used for Deepsky photography, but I don't know how to connect it to the Pst focus screw,
I searched online for some ideas or projects but couldn't find anything
by alessbonsai
Mon Apr 15, 2024 11:51 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Never judge a flare by its class 4/13/2024
Replies: 18
Views: 521

Re: Never judge a flare by its class 4/13/2024

How do you keep the sun so still? in my house with the terrace that vibrates, and the mount always out of polarity I always have vibrations
by alessbonsai
Mon Apr 15, 2024 11:25 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Let’s get it going!
Replies: 4
Views: 323

Re: Let’s get it going!

Done
by alessbonsai
Mon Apr 15, 2024 7:16 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Raspberry
Replies: 11
Views: 534

Re: Raspberry

I give up on the idea, I don't have an electronic focuser and I would always have problems staying under the sun to make a focus
by alessbonsai
Sun Apr 14, 2024 5:00 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Raspberry
Replies: 11
Views: 534

Re: Raspberry

I already have two Raspberries and the advantage would be that of not being directly connected with the laptop to the telescope so I wouldn't be forced to stay under the sun, yes fircapture exists, but it doesn't have all the cameras available
by alessbonsai
Sun Apr 14, 2024 9:32 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Raspberry
Replies: 11
Views: 534

Raspberry

Nobody uses Raspberry for video capture?
by alessbonsai
Sat Apr 13, 2024 5:55 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: new refractor
Replies: 5
Views: 617

Re: new refractor

well, I saw that the bresser is cheap, do you have any other ideas besides these two models?
by alessbonsai
Sat Apr 13, 2024 5:51 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUN Ha 12/04/2024
Replies: 8
Views: 308

Re: SUN Ha 12/04/2024

OlegLviv wrote: Fri Apr 12, 2024 3:42 pm Nice! Do you use flat?
no unfortunately by always using different crops I can't do flats, then the sky changes often and I have little time available
by alessbonsai
Fri Apr 12, 2024 1:31 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUN Ha 12/04/2024
Replies: 8
Views: 308

SUN Ha 12/04/2024

Sun Ha from 12/04/2024 with Frankenscope
Coronado PST Mod, Vixen 70/900
asi1600mmpro,Tilt, Baader Ha , barlow 2.5 televue optics
Some tests, after having aligned and almost cleaned everything, morning with clear skies but a lot of turbulence
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by alessbonsai
Thu Apr 11, 2024 5:13 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: new refractor
Replies: 5
Views: 617

new refractor

Can you recommend a 102mm refractor to wear for the sun? I saw the BRESSER Messier AR-102/1000 Hexafoc Optical Tube, 339 Euros and an AP 102/1100 ED Planet OTA Apo Apochromatic Refractor, 800 Euros, if you have any other advice? I would take the bresser but I'm not sure of the quality. the teknosky ...
by alessbonsai
Sun Apr 07, 2024 12:11 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun Ha from 04/7/2024
Replies: 6
Views: 226

Sun Ha from 04/7/2024

Sun Ha from 04/7/2024 with Frankenscope
Coronado PST Mod, Vixen 70/900
asi1600mmpro,Tilt, Baader Ha , barlow 2.5 televue optics
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by alessbonsai
Mon Apr 01, 2024 5:13 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Pst collimator lens
Replies: 5
Views: 335

Re: Pst collimator lens

Has anyone ever tried to make this change?
by alessbonsai
Sat Mar 30, 2024 12:24 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Pst collimator lens
Replies: 5
Views: 335

Pst collimator lens

. Can I remove the Pst collimator lens and use a telecentric one and have an f > 10?
by alessbonsai
Tue Mar 26, 2024 12:57 pm
Forum: Solar Software
Topic: AutoStakkert!4
Replies: 8
Views: 3231

Re: AutoStakkert!4

Dennis wrote: Sun Mar 17, 2024 7:22 am Tried AS4 today, but had problems with the quality estimator. Doesnt work for me sadly.
How did you figure it out? I'm using the latest version and I'm not too convinced
by alessbonsai
Mon Mar 25, 2024 5:47 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun Ha 22/03/2024
Replies: 6
Views: 294

Re: Sun Ha 22/03/2024

OlegLviv wrote: Sun Mar 24, 2024 10:32 am Very noisy photo, I can't understand why (maybe you give more Gain? or your histogram was 50%)??
I had exaggerated too much with gain
by alessbonsai
Mon Mar 25, 2024 5:45 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun Ha from 03/25/2024
Replies: 4
Views: 201

Sun Ha from 03/25/2024

Sun Ha from 03/25/2024 with Frankenscope Coronado PST Mod, Vixen 70/900 asi1600mmpro, Baader Ha 3Nm filter, barlow 2.5 televue optics, I made some changes to the processing procedure, the sky was not perfect, but I am quite satisfied, the reversed photos are experiments Rome 2024-03-25-0851_6-L_lapl...
by alessbonsai
Sun Mar 24, 2024 8:09 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun Ha 22/03/2024
Replies: 6
Views: 294

Re: Sun Ha 22/03/2024

MAURITS wrote: Sat Mar 23, 2024 3:30 pm Very nice session Wayne.
io sono Alessandro non Wayne :D
by alessbonsai
Sat Mar 23, 2024 12:10 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun Ha 22/03/2024
Replies: 6
Views: 294

Sun Ha 22/03/2024

Sun Ha from 22/03/2024 with Frankenscope Coronado PST Mod, Vixen 70/900 asi1600mmpro, barlow 2.5 Televue Optics Very noisy photo, I can't understand why, I managed to bring out some details from the dark part Rome 2024-03-22-1057_0-L_lapl3_ap9637_AS_PS.jpg 2024-03-22-1055_8-L_lapl3_ap9566_AS_PS.jpg
by alessbonsai
Fri Mar 22, 2024 4:30 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Ha 20/03/2024
Replies: 3
Views: 202

Ha 20/03/2024

From 20/03/2024 with Frankenscope
Coronado PST Mod, Vixen 70/900
asi1600mmpro, barlow 2.5 Televue Optics
Rome
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by alessbonsai
Thu Mar 21, 2024 4:27 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar Filament Ha 20/03/2024
Replies: 5
Views: 342

Solar Filament Ha 20/03/2024

Some shots from 20/03/2024 with Frankenscope
Coronado PST Mod, Vixen 70/900
asi1600mmpro, barlow 2.5 Televue Optics
too much noise
Rome
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by alessbonsai
Tue Mar 19, 2024 3:54 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun Ha 17/03/2024
Replies: 5
Views: 235

Sun Ha 17/03/2024

Some shots from Sunday with Frankenscope
Coronado PST Mod, Vixen 70/900
asi1600mmpro, barlow 2.5 Televue Optics
Rome Terrible sky
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by alessbonsai
Mon Mar 04, 2024 5:36 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun Ha PST mod
Replies: 3
Views: 181

Sun Ha PST mod

Some old shots that I had forgotten PST mod
by alessbonsai
Thu Oct 12, 2023 9:10 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: 174 or 432
Replies: 10
Views: 2089

174 or 432

new camera.
a zwo 174 or better a 432 is still worth it. what do you recommend to have speed and sampling around f30 in Ha
by alessbonsai
Tue Oct 10, 2023 8:23 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Ha Frankenskope 09/10/2023
Replies: 4
Views: 1403

Ha Frankenskope 09/10/2023

Ha Frankenskope 09/10/2023
Some shots from yesterday morning, the Frankenskope reassembled.
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by alessbonsai
Sun Oct 08, 2023 3:03 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: APM Herschel Test
Replies: 7
Views: 1624

APM Herschel Test

Hello everyone. I returned after a period of problems, my partner is ill and I had a heart attack, I left the hospital a few days ago and I received a prize, a Herschel APM, which I had ordered at the end of March, I did some tests, I had to remove the neutral filter A quick snapshot from this morni...
by alessbonsai
Wed Aug 23, 2023 6:25 pm
Forum: Solar Reference Library
Topic: Summer solar visual and imaging challenge : "What is the color of sunspots ?"
Replies: 75
Views: 20537

Re: Summer solar visual and imaging challenge : "What is the color of sunspots ?"

Rainer, all. The best way to gauge the color of the Sun is probably visually. The problem here lies the extreme contrast between the photosphere, the sunspots and the black background outside the disk . It's a large dynamic range for the eye to adjust for. Another issue is one needs a filter that d...
by alessbonsai
Wed Aug 09, 2023 4:24 pm
Forum: Solar Reference Library
Topic: Summer solar visual and imaging challenge : "What is the color of sunspots ?"
Replies: 75
Views: 20537

Re: Summer solar visual and imaging challenge : "What is the color of sunspots ?"

Experiments and reflections on RGB photography of the sun continue. point one the earth's atmosphere is an excellent filter and blocks almost 50% of the red color emitted by the Sun and therefore a balanced photo of the sun looks very pale blue if not bluish. point two, even if there were no earth's...
by alessbonsai
Sun Aug 06, 2023 7:31 am
Forum: Solar Reference Library
Topic: Summer solar visual and imaging challenge : "What is the color of sunspots ?"
Replies: 75
Views: 20537

Re: Summer solar visual and imaging challenge : "What is the color of sunspots ?"

another test but the photo is still from 07/30/23.
I'm looking for a less convoluted and more effective workflow.
After the stack I used Pixinsight and PS only
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by alessbonsai
Sun Jul 30, 2023 3:30 pm
Forum: Solar Reference Library
Topic: Summer solar visual and imaging challenge : "What is the color of sunspots ?"
Replies: 75
Views: 20537

Re: Summer solar visual and imaging challenge : "What is the color of sunspots ?"

last shots
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by alessbonsai
Sun Jul 30, 2023 2:44 pm
Forum: Solar Reference Library
Topic: Summer solar visual and imaging challenge : "What is the color of sunspots ?"
Replies: 75
Views: 20537

Re: Summer solar visual and imaging challenge : "What is the color of sunspots ?"

Some considerations on color photography after some tests in the sun this morning. The sun is a black body, but the emissions recorded by the sensor are not linear, the sensor is very easily blinded by higher frequencies which are more energetic. The colors in the sunspots are very weak compared to ...
by alessbonsai
Sun Jul 30, 2023 8:47 am
Forum: Solar Reference Library
Topic: Summer solar visual and imaging challenge : "What is the color of sunspots ?"
Replies: 75
Views: 20537

Re: Summer solar visual and imaging challenge : "What is the color of sunspots ?"

test
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by alessbonsai
Sat Jul 29, 2023 6:20 pm
Forum: Solar Reference Library
Topic: Summer solar visual and imaging challenge : "What is the color of sunspots ?"
Replies: 75
Views: 20537

Re: Summer solar visual and imaging challenge : "What is the color of sunspots ?"

the pass band of the astrosolar is continuous on the whole band, does it have no attenuations?
by alessbonsai
Sun Jul 16, 2023 12:54 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Solar Filter or Wedge?
Replies: 12
Views: 2327

Re: Solar Filter or Wedge?

i use the baader continuum and without uv/ir the vision is very blurred, with the filter there is a clear improvement
by alessbonsai
Sat Jul 15, 2023 6:10 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: HA 07/14/23
Replies: 2
Views: 320

HA 07/14/23

HA 07/14/23 a processing experiment. Sun in Ha, when I was processing I saw that big filament and tried to make a montage with two different processing. unfortunately the original file is not perfect. PS there is a tutorial to do these elaborations 2023-07-14-0739_2-L_lapl4_ap11393_AS_CROM+fil_PS.jpg
by alessbonsai
Wed Jul 12, 2023 6:38 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Low noise high speed camera for halpha proms?
Replies: 22
Views: 3011

Re: Low noise high speed camera for halpha proms?

being about to change camera, now I use a 1600mmpro, with telescopes with F always higher than f20, at the moment the frankenscope with TV2,5x are at F higher than 30 what do you recommend, I would only use it with these focal lengths 80/1000 70 /900 higher than native f12, I was thinking of a PO wi...
by alessbonsai
Tue Jul 11, 2023 7:09 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: WL Ha 7/11/23
Replies: 4
Views: 597

WL Ha 7/11/23

WL Ha 7/11/23
Some shots from today, beautiful sky but little time
WL and Ha
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by alessbonsai
Sun Jul 09, 2023 9:17 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Ha and WL 09/07/23
Replies: 6
Views: 616

Ha and WL 09/07/23

Has WL 09/07/23 Some shots from this morning. Very hot.. too hot. Ha with the frankenskope 70/900 filter Ha asi1600mmpro and TV2,5X WL with continuum and UV/IR Baader kenko 80/1000 asi120mm With these temperatures, a superhero feat begins to be able to do something from the Sun I'm starting to think...