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by Peterm
Thu Dec 01, 2022 4:04 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: November 19 2022 Observations. Scope accident! :-(
Replies: 32
Views: 450

Re: November 19 2022 Observations. Scope accident! :-(

Hi Peter, Very interesting comments and thanks vm. Steel cable as in Kensington Locks, coud prove a problem where the cable really needs to be very flexible in some parts of the usage, otherwise I have used much more flexible cord from either fishing-tackle or hardware shops. Being a former Boy Sco...
by Peterm
Thu Dec 01, 2022 3:48 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20221128) | Jet Transit
Replies: 15
Views: 229

Re: Today's SUN (20221128) | Jet Transit

So very, very good Pedro! Bravo.
by Peterm
Thu Dec 01, 2022 3:44 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Quick Full Disk 11/30/2022
Replies: 12
Views: 83

Re: Quick Full Disk 11/30/2022

Nice proms and filaments Warren! Seeing the Sun would be a bonus, we are out for a week.
by Peterm
Wed Nov 30, 2022 8:13 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: November 19 2022 Observations. Scope accident! :-(
Replies: 32
Views: 450

Re: November 19 2022 Observations. Scope accident! :-(

That's a really good idea. I wonder if they are strong enough to hold a small lightweight refractor. Terry has also suggested tethering the scope to the mount giving it a safety line to catch it before hitting the ground if it should become loose from the cradle. Yup Terry hit the nail on the head ...
by Peterm
Wed Nov 30, 2022 3:52 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: November 19 2022 Observations. Scope accident! :-(
Replies: 32
Views: 450

Re: November 19 2022 Observations. Scope accident! :-(

Great report and so sorry to read the terrible 'scope accident. This got me thinking about the what if it happened to me, then I remembered it almost has. Just like Warren my Blocking Filter has spun, luckily I was quick enough to avoid disaster. So your post prompted me to look for a solution using...
by Peterm
Wed Nov 30, 2022 12:12 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol from the 27th of November 2022.
Replies: 9
Views: 98

Re: Sol from the 27th of November 2022.

A fine set of images Eric! Thanks for well wishes for Sunshine this week but not to be for me..
by Peterm
Tue Nov 29, 2022 3:09 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: The "Rancor" prom from 11/23/2022
Replies: 17
Views: 172

Re: The "Rancor" prom from 11/23/2022

rigel123 wrote: Mon Nov 28, 2022 7:16 pm It also resembles the mask from the movie "Scream".
Yes! That is what I first saw!
by Peterm
Mon Nov 28, 2022 11:31 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 80 minute animation from yesterday Up Over uʍop ɹǝpun
Replies: 16
Views: 227

Re: 80 minute animation from yesterday Up Over uʍop ɹǝpun

Superb animation and pictures and I really enjoyed the view, wow, you are on holiday permanently :) :bow :hamster: Alexandra Well thank you very much Alexandra and all who have viewed. I was rather chuffed to see my animation in the SPOD light! Big thanks! The rest of this week is out due to days o...
by Peterm
Sun Nov 27, 2022 8:22 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 80 minute animation from yesterday Up Over uʍop ɹǝpun
Replies: 16
Views: 227

Re: 80 minute animation from yesterday Up Over uʍop ɹǝpun

Carbon60 wrote: Sun Nov 27, 2022 7:56 am Beautiful animation, Peter. I’m so jealous of your balcony view. It looks idyllic.

Stu.
Thank you Stu, we are very lucky to live where do. The Solar viewing/imaging benefits came as an extra bonus!
by Peterm
Sun Nov 27, 2022 8:22 am
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: 80 minute animation from yesterday Up Over uʍop ɹǝpun
Replies: 15
Views: 64

Re: 80 minute animation from yesterday Up Over uʍop ɹǝpun

Carbon60 wrote: Sun Nov 27, 2022 7:56 am Beautiful animation, Peter. I’m so jealous of your balcony view. It looks idyllic.

Stu.
Thank you Stu, we are very lucky to live where do. The Solar viewing/imaging benefits came as an extra bonus!
by Peterm
Sun Nov 27, 2022 7:50 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Filaproms of 27 Nov 2022. Long time no see
Replies: 17
Views: 184

Re: Filaproms of 27 Nov 2022. Long time no see

I have just purchased PixInsight today after trying the 45 day free trial. Have been using Warrens (Rigel123) tutorial to balancing out the brightness over my animations. Thanks so much for this suggestion and I will learn how to implement this going forward.
by Peterm
Sun Nov 27, 2022 7:32 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Filaproms of 27 Nov 2022. Long time no see
Replies: 17
Views: 184

Re: Filaproms of 27 Nov 2022. Long time no see

Wow,wow,wow! Nothing further to add other than I am now following you!
by Peterm
Sun Nov 27, 2022 3:16 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Quiet day for animations 11/21/2022
Replies: 16
Views: 164

Re: Quiet day for animations 11/21/2022

Nice work Warren, always good to see!
by Peterm
Sun Nov 27, 2022 2:37 am
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: 80 minute animation from yesterday Up Over uʍop ɹǝpun
Replies: 15
Views: 64

Re: 80 minute animation from yesterday Up Over uʍop ɹǝpun

Hello Peter, Thanks for your brilliant post and animation. I should add that I tend not to setup my solar when it is too hot as it can be too difficult to concentrate in very hot weather and I do not have solutions to protect equipment apart from a cardboard shade on the telescope tube. I can try y...
by Peterm
Sun Nov 27, 2022 2:37 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 80 minute animation from yesterday Up Over uʍop ɹǝpun
Replies: 16
Views: 227

Re: 80 minute animation from yesterday Up Over uʍop ɹǝpun

Hello Peter, Thanks for your brilliant post and animation. I should add that I tend not to setup my solar when it is too hot as it can be too difficult to concentrate in very hot weather and I do not have solutions to protect equipment apart from a cardboard shade on the telescope tube. I can try y...
by Peterm
Sun Nov 27, 2022 2:26 am
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: 80 minute animation from yesterday Up Over uʍop ɹǝpun
Replies: 15
Views: 64

Re: 80 minute animation from yesterday Up Over uʍop ɹǝpun

Some nice images and animation Peter. Lovely situation by the water too. That must help your local seeing conditions. Whenever I see an imaging set-up I always look around for solar heated objects which might affect local seeing conditions. There seems to be a dark box to the right which might bene...
by Peterm
Sun Nov 27, 2022 2:26 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 80 minute animation from yesterday Up Over uʍop ɹǝpun
Replies: 16
Views: 227

Re: 80 minute animation from yesterday Up Over uʍop ɹǝpun

Some nice images and animation Peter. Lovely situation by the water too. That must help your local seeing conditions. Whenever I see an imaging set-up I always look around for solar heated objects which might affect local seeing conditions. There seems to be a dark box to the right which might bene...
by Peterm
Sat Nov 26, 2022 4:57 am
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: 80 minute animation from yesterday Up Over uʍop ɹǝpun
Replies: 15
Views: 64

80 minute animation from yesterday Up Over uʍop ɹǝpun

Howdy, Finally have some Sun but accompanied by Westerly winds on our balcony. Here I present 80 minutes of animation I captured yesterday morning UT 2022/11/24 22:26 to 23:47 The animation is rotated 90deg clockwise with East towards the top. The monochrome image below is more or less correct orien...
by Peterm
Sat Nov 26, 2022 4:57 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 80 minute animation from yesterday Up Over uʍop ɹǝpun
Replies: 16
Views: 227

80 minute animation from yesterday Up Over uʍop ɹǝpun

Howdy, Finally have some Sun but accompanied by Westerly winds on our balcony. Here I present 80 minutes of animation I captured yesterday morning UT 2022/11/24 22:26 to 23:47 The animation is rotated 90deg clockwise with East towards the top. The monochrome image below is more or less correct orien...
by Peterm
Sat Nov 26, 2022 4:47 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Short Session H alpha 25-11-22
Replies: 10
Views: 126

Re: Short Session H alpha 25-11-22

These are great Martin, Bravo!
by Peterm
Sat Nov 26, 2022 4:44 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol 25-11-22 Ha
Replies: 11
Views: 146

Re: Sol 25-11-22 Ha

Wonderful images!
by Peterm
Sat Nov 26, 2022 4:43 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20221125) | FD images (3 cameras)
Replies: 14
Views: 187

Re: Today's SUN (20221125) | FD images (3 cameras)

Wow, simply fabulous work!
by Peterm
Wed Nov 23, 2022 7:32 am
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: November 23 Ha Disk
Replies: 13
Views: 117

Re: November 23 Ha Disk

It really is a stunning disk image Peter.
by Peterm
Wed Nov 23, 2022 7:32 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: November 23 Ha Disk
Replies: 14
Views: 205

Re: November 23 Ha Disk

It really is a stunning disk image Peter.
by Peterm
Wed Nov 23, 2022 3:27 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: "Growling Bear" Prom Animation 11/22/2022
Replies: 12
Views: 172

Re: "Growling Bear" Prom Animation 11/22/2022

Nice animation and images per usual Warren! Not a Polar Bear... but maybe a Solar Bear! To me it's more like a rat... ask Mr Fawlty!