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Lou took this great image of a prom with his Lunt152 double stacked with a Quark

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by robert
Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: August and September Sun - longest post ever
Replies: 22
Views: 313

Re: August and September Sun - longest post ever

Brilliant post. Thanks.
Robert
by robert
Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUN & MOON (20190906) | 4 scopes
Replies: 13
Views: 290

Re: SUN & MOON (20190906) | 4 scopes

Lovely moon shots, Pedro
Robert
by robert
Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Big prom animated. 20th September
Replies: 16
Views: 262

Re: Big prom animated. 20th September

Thanks again for comments, apologies for flipping the prom over, an oversight, sorry
Robert
by robert
Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: animation 20 sept big prom
Replies: 13
Views: 180

Re: animation 20 sept big prom

Lovely
Robert
by robert
Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Great prom today 9/22/19
Replies: 24
Views: 338

Re: Great prom today 9/22/19

Excellent capture and imaging!
Robert
by robert
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Big prom animated. 20th September
Replies: 16
Views: 262

Re: Big prom animated. 20th September

Thanks for all the comments. DeepSolar64 The main thing that makes this sort of thing happen is ImPPG free software by GreatAttractor. It batch processes the files from Autostakkert (more free software) and then aligns them automatically. A simple planetary camera and more free software, Firecapture...
by robert
Fri Sep 20, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Big prom animated. 20th September
Replies: 16
Views: 262

Big prom animated. 20th September

37 minutes at 4 frames a minute. Pretty good seeing and clear sky all day, warm too. Very unusual but nice!
Robert

PST mod 150mm. 20Mb file
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by robert
Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Continuum under 450nm with good seeing
Replies: 13
Views: 321

Re: Continuum under 450nm with good seeing

Wonderful!
Robert
by robert
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Prom Animation 25th August '19_Colour Added
Replies: 27
Views: 579

Re: Prom Animation 25th August '19_Colour Added

Wonderful in colour and b and w!
Robert
by robert
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: Prom Animation 25th August '19_Colour Added
Replies: 22
Views: 372

Re: Prom Animation 25th August '19_Colour Added

Wonderful in colour and b and w!
Robert
by robert
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Descending Prominence Knots and Coronal Rain - 23rd August
Replies: 20
Views: 401

Re: Descending Prominence Knots and Coronal Rain - 23rd August

Superb results. My favourite solar thing huge, strange plasma rain. Unimaginable stuff
Great
Robert
by robert
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 12th August FD
Replies: 5
Views: 188

12th August FD

Very quiet but sun!
Robert

LS60 DS
Image0812 2019-08-12-1027_5-L-Sun_lapl4_ap431 by robertarnold, on Flickr
by robert
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Tuesday Sunshine
Replies: 21
Views: 471

Re: Tuesday Sunshine

Hi Alexandra I have the camera and did have gamma control after this fix from bart1805 (from Torsten), but have lost it again recently with a laptop reinstall somehow. I am not sure if I can get it back yet. Mark's screen adjustment tweak works for me but it may not do what I like, clouds so I can't...
by robert
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Ha Full Disk 25th July
Replies: 11
Views: 302

Re: Ha Full Disk 25th July

Superb results Mark!
Robert
by robert
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Cat, dog or Horse?
Replies: 11
Views: 343

Re: Cat, dog or Horse?

Lovely shots anyway!
Robert
by robert
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 26th July FD
Replies: 8
Views: 246

26th July FD

Windy and sunny, eventually got a clear shot of the sun
Robert

LS60DS
Image0726 13_42_06_20190726_lapl4_ap431 by robertarnold, on Flickr
by robert
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: 10 improvements to my solar telescope set up
Replies: 7
Views: 464

Re: 10 improvements to my solar telescope set up

Really nice setup, beautifully done. Thanks for sharing. Got some ideas from it I think.
Robert
by robert
Sat Jun 29, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Searching for the Sun
Replies: 5
Views: 262

Re: Searching for the Sun

I guess the solar finders are not setup to centre on the sun, just roughly. With a quark and a long focal length scope it would need to be accurately aligned.
Robert
by robert
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 28th June clear all day!
Replies: 7
Views: 308

Re: 28th June clear all day!

Thanks Pepe and Mark, not a great result but very good to get the chance to do it!
by robert
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Warm Sunshine & New Camera - 27th June
Replies: 22
Views: 766

Re: Warm Sunshine & New Camera - 27th June

Nice results, you are good at keeping up with the tech!
Robert
by robert
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun 28th June
Replies: 14
Views: 503

Re: Sun 28th June

Amazing image, CaK!
Robert
by robert
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: great animation on June 28
Replies: 14
Views: 467

Re: great animation on June 28

Very glad you caught this. I saw it on GONG and imaged the small remaining prom after it had flown off.
Nice animation
Robert
by robert
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 27th of June 2019.
Replies: 9
Views: 338

Re: Sol from the 27th of June 2019.

Dramatic despite low activity, great images
Robert
by robert
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Pore 2019 06 29
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Re: Pore 2019 06 29

Very nice images
Robert