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by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:56 pm
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Reflected Sunlight- Moon images 22nd Feb '21-New image
Replies: 8
Views: 96

Re: Reflected Sunlight- Moon images 22nd Feb '21

Thanks Stu for excellent captures. Even zoomed in to 300% on a large screen - they are well fine. I nearly bought a RC 250mm a while back, but there would have been a problem with the roof-structure when opening the roof, as the original purpose-built observatory design was for Solar-scopes. Cheers ...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: LUNT 300mm Ha SolarScope - Question ??
Replies: 26
Views: 312

Re: LUNT 300mm Ha SolarScope - Question ??

Indeed James, you are perfectly correct and I respect the fact that what one can afford is usually the ultimate answer. Credit can be useful for some - as long as they know they can repay over time, but in my case, part of my father's estate assisted me in doing what I wanted, extra to other astro-v...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 21/22-2-2021 NO STEREO IMAGE AVAILABLE
Replies: 4
Views: 37

Re: 21/22-2-2021 NO STEREO IMAGE AVAILABLE

Thanks Mark and Alexandra - yes surprises in store later too..

Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 22-2-2021 AR2804 CONFIRMED AS NEW IN THE N.CENTRAL
Replies: 11
Views: 79

Re: 22-2-2021 AR2804 CONFIRMED AS NEW IN THE N.CENTRAL

Indeed the second newbie in a day is AR2805 in the South-Central region. Was hoping to try the first-light imaging with the ETX-125 and R2 Imaging System today, but clouded-out all day, so completed three f-stops instead. Yes Mark and Alexandra, the Sun has awoken (for now at least)... CLEAR SKIES T...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: February 22 2021. WL only.
Replies: 8
Views: 84

Re: February 22 2021. WL only.

Thanks James and the Southern AR is confirmed as AR2805...

Cheers
Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:12 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in Ha and CaK 22nd Feb 2021
Replies: 12
Views: 160

Re: Sun in Ha and CaK 22nd Feb 2021

Excellent set of images Stu and the proms are fab.

Thanks for sharing
Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:10 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Prom, AR's 2803 & 2804 | Discs in 395nm & CaK | Feb 22nd 2021
Replies: 9
Views: 125

Re: Prom, AR's 2803 & 2804 | Discs in 395nm & CaK | Feb 22nd 2021

Beautiful set of images Marty - showing so much detail.

Thanks vm
Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Imaging setups. 2-19, 20, 21 2021
Replies: 13
Views: 126

Re: Imaging setups. 2-19, 20, 21 2021

Keep up the good work James and along with your usual reports will make you a Super Solar reporter...

Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:07 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Full disk 22-02-2021
Replies: 8
Views: 78

Re: Full disk 22-02-2021

Excellent images of the two AR.s and the activity in the N.E. too, plus the proms.

Thanks for sharing
Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20210222) | LUNT152 images
Replies: 16
Views: 223

Re: Today's SUN (20210222) | LUNT152 images

Excellent set of images and presentation Pedro.

Thanks vm for sharing
Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:08 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 22-2-2021-PM AR2903, AR2804 & AR2805 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 67

Re: 22-2-2021-PM AR2903, AR2804 & AR2805 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Of course the heading should show as AR2083 and not 2903, so due to my eye-dorps - is my excuse...

Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 22-2-2021-PM AR2903, AR2804 & AR2805 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 67

22-2-2021-PM AR2903, AR2804 & AR2805 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

All of a sudden, our Sun has woken-open big time, as there are now three AR's as 2083, 2084 and 2085 all being monitored as including Sun-spots. :seesaw :band I can't make out definite spots for 2083, which was decaying and still appears very week, but at least SpaceWeather.com seem to think otherwi...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 22-2-2021 AR2804 CONFIRMED AS NEW IN THE N.CENTRAL
Replies: 11
Views: 79

Re: 22-2-2021 AR2804 CONFIRMED AS NEW IN THE N.CENTRAL

Excellent Nigella and looking forward to seeing your results.

Still cloudy here, so making some F-stops for the ETX-125 to try out whenever...

Cheers
Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:01 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: LUNT 300mm Ha SolarScope - Question ??
Replies: 26
Views: 312

Re: LUNT 300mm Ha SolarScope - Question ??

Thanks James. A LUNT 60mm Ha and CAL-k, with FeatherTouch focusers + B1200 BF's. and a DS for the Ha, all without pressure-tuning devices. In other words, exactly as I have now already and over the last 10-years. (The more one adds to almost anything, the more there is to go wrong - as Murphy says :...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:48 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 22-2-2021 AR2804 CONFIRMED AS NEW IN THE N.CENTRAL
Replies: 11
Views: 79

Re: 22-2-2021 AR2804 CONFIRMED AS NEW IN THE N.CENTRAL

Thanks Geoff and the weather-satellite imagery shows that you should be clear of most clouds this afternoon.

https://eldoradoweather.com/forecast/eu ... t-loop.php

Cheers
Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 22-2-2021 AR2804 CONFIRMED AS NEW IN THE N.CENTRAL
Replies: 11
Views: 79

Re: 22-2-2021 AR2804 CONFIRMED AS NEW IN THE N.CENTRAL

Prominences also make for an interesting day today, if the skies are clear...

CLEAR SKIES
Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:36 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 22-2-2021 AR2804 CONFIRMED AS NEW IN THE N.CENTRAL
Replies: 11
Views: 79

Re: 22-2-2021 AR2804 CONFIRMED AS NEW IN THE N.CENTRAL

The SDO tri-colour image shows much detail of what is occuring this morning...

Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 22-2-2021 AR2804 CONFIRMED AS NEW IN THE N.CENTRAL
Replies: 11
Views: 79

22-2-2021 AR2804 CONFIRMED AS NEW IN THE N.CENTRAL

AR2804 images attached - show an interesting set of spots - just emerging this morning in the North-Central region. Not showing as flaring at present, but that can change - of course... AR2803 has decayed and no longer visible to the east of AR2804. No forecast available from STEREO as - still not a...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:24 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Imaging setups. 2-19, 20, 21 2021
Replies: 13
Views: 126

Re: Imaging setups. 2-19, 20, 21 2021

Thanks James for the set-up images..

Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:23 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar Images 22-02-2021
Replies: 10
Views: 98

Re: Solar Images 22-02-2021

Excellent images Martin and you've even captured an emerging new spot-AR - too...

Thanks vm
Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:21 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: February 21st Ha Session
Replies: 7
Views: 80

Re: February 21st Ha Session

Excellent set of images Brian.

Many thanks
Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Feb 22, 2021 12:46 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar imaging session from 18th February 2021
Replies: 20
Views: 151

Re: Solar imaging session from 18th February 2021

I also sometimes needs to write the work-flow Nigella - until I repeat the process enough.

Cheers
Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:49 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 21/22-2-2021 NO STEREO IMAGE AVAILABLE
Replies: 4
Views: 37

21/22-2-2021 NO STEREO IMAGE AVAILABLE

With STEREO apparently down for whatever reason, there is no forecast for the next 3+ days.

The latest image of AR2803, shows that only one spot is visible and possibly fading too. Shame, but hopefully more to come soon.

Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:45 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: February 21 2021. Calm Sun.
Replies: 9
Views: 92

Re: February 21 2021. Calm Sun.

Thanks James for your report and the Ha image could do with a tad more adjustment, but well done on the efforts..

Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:40 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Full disk 21-02-2021
Replies: 7
Views: 67

Re: Full disk 21-02-2021

Hi Rainer,
Another excellent capture for today.
AR2803 appears to be disintegrating somewhat as only the one spot by late this evening.
Some fine detail of the filaments and proms, so thanks vm for sharing

Terry