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by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Thu May 13, 2021 3:14 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: NEW AR on the S.E.LIMB today Wednesday 12th May'21
Replies: 4
Views: 44

Re: NEW AR on the S.E.LIMB today Wednesday 12th May'21

You are very welcome Maurits.

Regards
Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Thu May 13, 2021 3:13 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: May 12 2021 AR12822 in White Light + other
Replies: 4
Views: 34

Re: May 12 2021 AR12822 in White Light + other

Excellent captures Simon

Thanks
Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Thu May 13, 2021 3:11 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20210512) | AR12822 LUNT152
Replies: 6
Views: 86

Re: Today's SUN (20210512) | AR12822 LUNT152

It certainly is an AR just within the limb but wasn't showing to be very active as of over 24-hours ago, but that can change - of course.

Excellent captures and the close-up's are just FAB...

Thanks Pedro

Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Thu May 13, 2021 3:05 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Heads Up 12th May
Replies: 7
Views: 48

Re: Heads Up 12th May

I must admit that I've been up all night in the observatory using the computer rather than any imaging, but I could stay-up to get some early Sun-burn whilst imaging it, but alas I have to do the necessaries and pay for a new scope to be imported as soon as possible for early June, so a few hours ki...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Thu May 13, 2021 2:56 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: My first Hα animation with D = 200 mm (and a flare)
Replies: 6
Views: 35

Re: My first Hα animation with D = 200 mm (and a flare)

Absolutely Fabulous animation and well interesting too. Also the stills are really great.

Thanks for sharing
Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Thu May 13, 2021 2:53 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 2021 May 12 - Random HA offerings
Replies: 5
Views: 34

Re: 2021 May 12 - Random HA offerings

Thanks Simon for the excellent captures and processing

Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Thu May 13, 2021 2:43 am
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Any suggestion for a DIY Quark active cooler?
Replies: 2
Views: 42

Re: Any suggestion for a DIY Quark active cooler?

Sorry to say Minh, I've just spent over an hour trying to advise you for this problem, but once again the post has not registered in to your post this time, So now very briefly the attached image might assist as a Sombrero Hat type shade with the necessary holes for both the scope and also around th...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Thu May 13, 2021 1:16 am
Forum: Image Processing: Tips and Techniques
Topic: 11th May'21 image - processing-request idea please ?
Replies: 3
Views: 9

Re: 11th May'21 image - processing-request idea please ?

Thank you so much Minh and your remarks are relevant and well-noted. The prom image is (as you correctly state), apparently over-exposed and I did try to lesson the brightness etc., but with the loss of some of proms, which for this example I did not want to lose. :!: They could of course be from fl...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Thu May 13, 2021 12:38 am
Forum: Image Processing: Tips and Techniques
Topic: 11th May'21 image - processing-request idea please ?
Replies: 3
Views: 9

Re: 11th May'21 image - processing-request idea please ?

Re: 11th May image - further processed - request please ? Post by minhlead » Thu May 13, 2021 1:00 am Terry I am sorry to hear about your eyesight, Terry. Hope you get better soon! Very nice proms you got there. If you want my 2 cents then maybe the core of bright proms is a bit white clipped. I do ...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Thu May 13, 2021 12:36 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 11th May image - further processed - request please ?
Replies: 11
Views: 70

Re: 11th May image - further processed - request please ?

Many thanks Minh (even though this post is now moved to the " Image Processing: Tips and Techniques " page of SolarChat., which I'll copy your post to and reply there.

Cheers
Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Wed May 12, 2021 11:27 pm
Forum: Image Processing: Tips and Techniques
Topic: 11th May'21 image - processing-request idea please ?
Replies: 3
Views: 9

Re: 11th May'21 image - processing-request idea please ?

Re: 11th May image - further processed - request please ? Post by MAURITS » Wed May 12, 2021 7:24 pm Sorry to hear Terry about your one eyesight. All the prominences ate visible, I like that. Regards, Maurits Vista del Cielo Observatory www.vistadelcielo.be +++ Post by p_zetner » Wed May 12, 2021 7:...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Wed May 12, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: Image Processing: Tips and Techniques
Topic: 11th May'21 image - processing-request idea please ?
Replies: 3
Views: 9

11th May'21 image - processing-request idea please ?

This image has been processed using my large hi-res screens in the observatory and would appreciate your comments as an example of what I can achieve - with very difficult-problems with eye-sight now, but hopefully soon - will get to improve my sight and captures in the future. I am using PaintShopP...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Wed May 12, 2021 10:39 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Problem with Lunt 50
Replies: 45
Views: 506

Re: Problem with Lunt 50

Yes Ivan, exactly as Mark has confirmed, you can sleep with a "sigh of relief" that all is well with the scope. It has been a pleasure to be involved with helping you start into Solar-imaging and looking forward to seeing your images - over the page on SolarChat and to join-in with the fan...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Wed May 12, 2021 10:24 pm
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Spring in full swing (birds/plants)
Replies: 7
Views: 48

Re: Spring in full swing (birds/plants)

Quite a fabulous collection of captures Jochen.
So sharp and colourful and does make-up for the lesser weather of late...

Thanks for sharing

Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Wed May 12, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Spring in full swing (birds/plants)
Replies: 7
Views: 48

Re: Spring in full swing (birds/plants)

Quite a fabulous collection of captures Jochen.
So sharp and colourful and does make-up for the lesser weather of late...

Thanks for sharing

Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Wed May 12, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 11th May image - further processed - request please ?
Replies: 11
Views: 70

Re: 11th May image - further processed - request please ?

Ok on that Peter. I am about to go back into the observatory and will be looking at your email again, as I believe that you have hit a "nail on the head" so to speak with your mentioning "layers", which even though I've had PaintShopPro for many years, have never got round to dea...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Wed May 12, 2021 9:33 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 11th May image - further processed - request please ?
Replies: 11
Views: 70

Re: 11th May image - further processed - request please ?

Ok on that Peter. I am about to go back into the observatory and will be looking at your email again, as I believe that you have hit a "nail on the head" so to speak with your mentioning "layers", which even though I've had PaintShopPro for many years, have never got round to dea...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Wed May 12, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 11th May image - further processed - request please ?
Replies: 11
Views: 70

Re: 11th May image - further processed - request please ?

Thanks so much Nigella (our posts crossed). That is well kind for your suggestion and things have changed quite rapidly over the last two days, so having to change accordingly until this problem can get sorted and now probably privately. Thank you very much and will PM you shortly. Regards Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Wed May 12, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 11th May image - further processed - request please ?
Replies: 11
Views: 70

Re: 11th May image - further processed - request please ?

Thank you Maurits, Peter and Mark. I'm really trying to gain opinion as to what people think of the standard of this particular prom type image and possibly in preparation to being able to add-into such such an image soon, a full disk image in either CaK or Ha, where I still have to learn how to dea...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Wed May 12, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 11th May image - further processed - request please ?
Replies: 11
Views: 70

11th May image - further processed - request please ?

This image has now been processed using my large hi-res screens in the observatory and would appreciate your comments as an example of what I can achieve - with very difficult-problems with eye-sight now.

Thank you in advance.
Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Wed May 12, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR2822 mid flare
Replies: 15
Views: 97

Re: AR2822 mid flare

They are absolutely and literally brilliant captures Stu and I also captured some similar action yesterday too.
2822 has faired very-well for these actions..

Thanks for sharing
Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Wed May 12, 2021 2:42 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 12 May AR 2822 AR 2823
Replies: 9
Views: 80

Re: 12 May AR 2822 AR 2823

A cracking pair of images Maurits - showing so much detail of the two AR's

Regards
Terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Wed May 12, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Full Disk Mosaic in Ha with AR12822 and AR12823
Replies: 7
Views: 58

Re: Full Disk Mosaic in Ha with AR12822 and AR12823

Indeed Minh, just a matter of patience for the best weather and more practice too..

Best Wishes
terry
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Wed May 12, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Problem with Lunt 50
Replies: 45
Views: 506

Re: Problem with Lunt 50

Hello Ivan again. You have obviously produced an excellent image - showing the relevant detail as your last posted one. Very well achieved. I am not sufficiently experienced to go any further with advising you what will improving your techniques for any better imaging. So I'll leave it here for othe...
by EGRAY_OBSERVATORY
Wed May 12, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR2822 Cak 12-05-2021
Replies: 5
Views: 39

Re: AR2822 Cak 12-05-2021

I just love the CaK imaging and yours have come-out very well Martin.

Thanks for sharing
Terry