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by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Sat Aug 13, 2022 7:34 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: CaK Closeups 12th August
Replies: 11
Views: 141

Re: CaK Closeups 12th August

EXCELLENT SET OF CAPTURES MARK, SHOWING SO MUCH DETAIL TOO.

THE PROM CAPTURES IN CAK WELL SHOW SO MUCH.

THANKS VM
TERRY
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Thu Aug 11, 2022 5:55 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: MY NEW - MINI OBSERVATORY opened today 23/10/2021-1200z
Replies: 33
Views: 616

Re: MY NEW - MINI OBSERVATORY opened today 23/10/2021-1200z

THANKS AGAIN MAURITS AND OF COURSE THE Rosé wine, CERTAINLY WENT DOWN OVER THE ROOF WELL - WITH THE SMALL AMOUNT LEFT OVER, CONSUMED WELL AFTERWARDS (NEARLY A YEAR AGO)...!!!

HOW THAT TIME HAS PASSED..

CHEERS
TERRY
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Thu Aug 11, 2022 5:49 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: APOLOGIES - FOR MY SILENCE OVER THE LAST MONTHS
Replies: 21
Views: 277

Re: APOLOGIES - FOR MY SILENCE OVER THE LAST MONTHS

THANKS MAURITS AND THERE IS LIKELY TO BE MUCH MORE TREATMENT AND FURTHER SURGERY OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTHS, WITH SOME KEEPING ME AWAY FROM ANY AMOUNT OF SOLARCHATTING.

BEST WISHES TO YOU AND MORE CLEAR SKIES TOO..

TERRY
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Thu Aug 11, 2022 5:38 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 'First' solar light with a 400mm newton
Replies: 21
Views: 334

Re: 'First' solar light with a 400mm newton

I JUST HAD TO POST A REPLY TO YOUR FANTASTIC CAPTURE ALEX. ABSOLUTELY ONE (IF NOT THE BEST) CAPTURE I HAVE EVER SEEN. WHO HAS SAID THAT NEWTONIANS ARE NOT AS GOOD (OR EVEN SUITABLE) FOR SOLAR IMAGING ??? YOU HAVE PROVEN WHAT CAN BE DONE HERE. THANKS FOR SHARING THIS INTERESTING CAPTURE AND THE MOUNT...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Thu Aug 11, 2022 9:10 am
Forum: Forum Support Issues
Topic: forum very slow
Replies: 1
Views: 88

Re: forum very slow

SOUNDS LIKE YOUR OWN SERVER (NET CONNECTION) ALEXANDRA, AS HERE = NO PROBLEM AT ALL

TERRY
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Thu Aug 11, 2022 9:06 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Full-disk Solar H-alpha Images From GONG
Replies: 3
Views: 115

Re: Full-disk Solar H-alpha Images From GONG

SHOULD BE OF SPECIAL INTEREST TO OUR JAMES.
THANKT FOR SHARING

TERRY
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Thu Aug 11, 2022 9:02 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: MY NEW - MINI OBSERVATORY opened today 23/10/2021-1200z
Replies: 33
Views: 616

Re: MY NEW - MINI OBSERVATORY opened today 23/10/2021-1200z

THANKS SO MUCH ERIC AND WOULD BE SO NICE TO BE ABLE TO JOIN BACK IN WITH YOU (AND OTHERS OF COURSE) IN THE VARIOUS CONVERSATIONS THAT WE HAVE HAD OVER THE PAST + THAT HUMOUR TOO...

REGARDS
TERRY
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Thu Aug 11, 2022 8:52 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: APOLOGIES - FOR MY SILENCE OVER THE LAST MONTHS
Replies: 21
Views: 277

Re: APOLOGIES - FOR MY SILENCE OVER THE LAST MONTHS

THANKS VM ERIC FOR YOUR WISHES. THANKS VM PETRUS FOR YOUR WISHES TOO. THANKS galaxie427 ALSO FOR YOUR WISHES AND FOR READING MY POSTS WHILST GAINING WHATEVER INFORMATION HAS BEEN USEFUL TO YOU. THAT IS WHY SOLARCHAT CAN BE SO USEFUL TO SOLARCHATTERS. SHAME I CAN'T CONTINUE THE SAME (AT PRESENT), BUT...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Wed Aug 10, 2022 3:52 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: APOLOGIES - FOR MY SILENCE OVER THE LAST MONTHS
Replies: 21
Views: 277

Re: APOLOGIES - FOR MY SILENCE OVER THE LAST MONTHS

MANY THANKS VALERY AND WELL GOOD TO HEAR FROM YOU IN THE VERY DIFFICULT AND DANGEROUS TIMES.

KEEP SAFE AND WELL WITH YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS

REGARDS
TERRY
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Wed Aug 10, 2022 3:46 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: MY NEW - MINI OBSERVATORY opened today 23/10/2021-1200z
Replies: 33
Views: 616

Re: MY NEW - MINI OBSERVATORY opened today 23/10/2021-1200z

HI GEOFF, AS THE KETER IS MADE OF WATER-PROOF MATERIAL, THE BENEFITS OVER WOODEN STRUCTURS IS THAT NO MAINTENANCE IS LIKELY REQUIRED AND MINE HAS PEFORMED WELL FROM THAT BENEFIT. OBVIOUSLY THE CUT-OUTS (SHOWN IN MY PHOTOS) HAVE REQIUIRED WEATHER PROTEFCTION, AS WELL AS KEEPING UNWANTED (NON-RENT PAY...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Wed Aug 10, 2022 10:16 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: APOLOGIES - FOR MY SILENCE OVER THE LAST MONTHS
Replies: 21
Views: 277

Re: APOLOGIES - FOR MY SILENCE OVER THE LAST MONTHS

THANKS JAMES AND YES, I STILL KEEP AN EYE ON https://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/, https://www.swpc.noaa.gov/products/solar-synoptic-map, https://www.swpc.noaa.gov/products/solar-region-summary https://www.spaceweatherlive.com/en/solar-activity.html https://stereo-ssc.nascom.nasa.gov/beacon/beacon_secchi.shtm...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Tue Aug 09, 2022 1:34 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: APOLOGIES - FOR MY SILENCE OVER THE LAST MONTHS
Replies: 21
Views: 277

Re: APOLOGIES - FOR MY SILENCE OVER THE LAST MONTHS

AGAIN MANY THANKS ALSO TO STU, FRANCO AND PEDRO. YOU COULD BE RIGHT STU, BUT TOO EARLY TO SAY AT PRESENT. GOOD TO HEAR FROM YOU GUYS AND THE HUMOUR AT LEAST IS "FREE OF CHARGE" AND I MISS IT TOOOOO !! THANKS PEDRO AND OF COURSE BOTH YOUR POSTS (ALONG WITH THE OTHERS) ARE GRATFULLY APPRECIA...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Tue Aug 09, 2022 10:09 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: APOLOGIES - FOR MY SILENCE OVER THE LAST MONTHS
Replies: 21
Views: 277

Re: APOLOGIES - FOR MY SILENCE OVER THE LAST MONTHS

MANY THANKS JAMES AND ALEXANDRA FOR YOUR COMMENTS. F16 EH JAMES!! WE HAVE A NUMBER OF THOSE U.S. ONES BASED AT LAKENHEATH AIR-BASE IN THE UK AND HAVE BEEN SEEN ON OCCASIONS BY ME, AS WELL AS ON RADAR. MORE THAN ONE MEDICAL/SURGICAL ISSUE IS AFFECTING ME WITH THE OUTCOME - DOUBTFUL... YES I DO MISS B...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Aug 08, 2022 8:36 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: APOLOGIES - FOR MY SILENCE OVER THE LAST MONTHS
Replies: 21
Views: 277

Re: APOLOGIES - FOR MY SILENCE OVER THE LAST MONTHS

THANKS MARK. IF YOU EITHER WANT TO NOMINATE A DATE/TIME WHEN YOU CAN ANSWER YOUR PHONE, I CAN CALL YOU, OR FREE-CALL ME ANY TIME YOU CAN.

THANKS
TERRY
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Aug 08, 2022 8:24 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: APOLOGIES - FOR MY SILENCE OVER THE LAST MONTHS
Replies: 21
Views: 277

APOLOGIES - FOR MY SILENCE OVER THE LAST MONTHS

YES, SORRY TO SAY SORRY FOR NOT BEING ABLE TO POSTING MY USUAL-COMMENTS TO THE MANY SOLAR-CHATTERS DURING 2022. ALSO NOT BEING ABLE TO CONTINUE REPORTING THE LATEST SOLAR-REPORTS/FORECAST TOO, BUT EXTREME-DIFFICUTY IN THE NORMALLY SIMPLE TASK OF JUST TYPING ACCURATELY - HAS PROVEN TO BE NEAR IMPOSSI...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Mon Aug 08, 2022 8:03 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: MY NEW - MINI OBSERVATORY opened today 23/10/2021-1200z
Replies: 33
Views: 616

Re: MY NEW - MINI OBSERVATORY opened today 23/10/2021-1200z

THANKS GEOFF/ALTO, FOR YOUR BELATED RESPONSE RE THE MINI OBSERVATORY. UNFORTUNATELY, I HAVE NEITHER BEEN ABLE TO UTILISE THE MINI OBSY OR THE MUCH LARGER MAIN OBSY - SINCE OCTOBER'21 - DUE INITIALLY TO POOR WEATHER, BUT SINCE JANUARY'22 - DUE TO POOR HEALTH AND ITS' ONGOING MEDICAL/SURGICAL INTERVEN...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Wed Jun 29, 2022 8:32 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Far side of the Sun
Replies: 2
Views: 125

Re: Far side of the Sun

MANY THANKS DAVE FOR THE INTERESTING LINKS

TERRY
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Fri Jun 24, 2022 7:31 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Reflectors for solar imaging
Replies: 29
Views: 794

Re: Reflectors for solar imaging

THE CONSENSUS ABOVE, AND PARTICULARLY FROM DENNIS, IS RELEVANT.

TERRY
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Thu Jun 23, 2022 6:09 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Reflectors for solar imaging
Replies: 29
Views: 794

Re: Reflectors for solar imaging

SIMPLY, AS LONG AS THE OBJECTIVE-LENS IS COVERED WITH A SUITABLE FILTER - YES, BUT AS YOU ALREADY HAVE SUITABLE NON-REFLECTOR SCOPES + THEIR RELEVANT FILTERS, SO USE THEM FIRST AND PUBLISH THE REULTS FOR SOLARCHAT TO PERUSE...

TERRY :hamster:
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Thu Jun 23, 2022 6:00 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Spencer Observatory Build
Replies: 19
Views: 414

Re: Spencer Observatory Build

INDEED NIC, THE BENEFITS OF AN OBSERVATORY OVER THE SETTING-UP AND PACKING AWAY OF THE ASTRO AND PC-GEAR ARE WELL PROVEN, OF WHICH YOU HAVE NOW REALISED WITH YOUR EXCELLENT NUBEY OBSY. YOU COULD SPEED-UP BREW-MAKING BY INSTALLING A KETTLE, AS LONG AS THE ELECTRICITY-SUPPLY CAN THE HANDLE CURRENT... ...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Tue Jun 21, 2022 8:04 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Spencer Observatory Build
Replies: 19
Views: 414

Re: Spencer Observatory Build

HI NIC, THANKS VM FOR THE VERY INFORMATIVE VIDEO OF YOUR MINI-OBSY CONSTRUCTION.

YOU'VE EVEN GOT THE PUP INVOLVED IN THE DIGGINGS = COOL IDEA..

EXCELLENT RESULT WHICH SHOULD SERVE YOU WELL..

REGARDS
TERRY
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Fri Jun 17, 2022 9:33 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Congrats James Parton-DeepSolar64
Replies: 31
Views: 590

Re: Congrats James Parton-DeepSolar64

WELL ACHIEVED JAMES.

LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOUR RESULTS WITH THE NEW GEAR FROM CBSAP IN DUE COURSE.

TERRY
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Sat Jun 04, 2022 9:08 am
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: June Solar Challenge
Replies: 21
Views: 1328

Re: June Solar Challenge

EXCELLENT RESULT NIC

THKS VM

TERRY
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Fri Jun 03, 2022 8:38 pm
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Solar Halo 29 05 2022
Replies: 11
Views: 339

Re: Solar Halo 29 05 2022

HELO-FLIGHT TRAINING IS A TAD EXPENSIVE FOR THE COMPLETE COURSE FOR A LICENCE, BUT CERTAINLY TO ASK FOR A FLIGHT WHEN THE WEATHER IS SUITABLE FOR PHOTOGRAPHING A "GLORY" - WHEN THE SUN IS HIGH-ENOUGH AND THE HEO'S SHADDOW CAN BE SEEN, COULD BE AN ANSWER. LIKELY THAT THE CAPTAIN/PILOT WOULD...