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by Peterm
Wed Jun 12, 2024 1:36 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Western Limb Animation 11-06-2024
Replies: 10
Views: 273

Re: Western Limb Animation 11-06-2024

That's a great catch Martin. You did well as todays seeing is rubbish.
by Peterm
Mon Jun 10, 2024 1:42 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun June 8, 2024
Replies: 14
Views: 349

Re: Sun June 8, 2024

Well done Franco!
by Peterm
Mon Jun 10, 2024 1:40 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 8th June 2024
Replies: 12
Views: 378

Re: 8th June 2024

Really fabulous animation Ralph. The invert6ed one you put up is superb. I am Hoping to get back into it this week after my 2nd round of Covid.
by Peterm
Mon Jun 10, 2024 1:37 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR3709 , AR3697 Ha Animations 08-06-2024
Replies: 12
Views: 346

Re: AR3709 , AR3697 Ha Animations 08-06-2024

Well done Martin. You made the most of the poor skies we had!
by Peterm
Sat Jun 01, 2024 1:35 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20240531) | TV101 & Sol'Ex
Replies: 10
Views: 464

Re: Today's SUN (20240531) | TV101 & Sol'Ex

Fabulous detail and that filament and now half of the Suns disk is incredible. Well done, Pedro.
by Peterm
Sat Jun 01, 2024 1:33 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: May 30th Full Disks
Replies: 10
Views: 441

Re: May 30th Full Disks

Lots of sharp detail in there! Lovely disks Brian.
by Peterm
Sat Jun 01, 2024 1:30 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: three mosaics
Replies: 15
Views: 480

Re: three mosaics

These are amazing Ivan!
by Peterm
Thu May 30, 2024 10:41 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: All's quiet on the Eastern front! 5/30/2024
Replies: 13
Views: 535

Re: All's quiet on the Eastern front! 5/30/2024

Nice images and animation Warren... well all bar that last one, but the garden looks lovely! Did you use PS to turn the GIF into an MP4?
by Peterm
Wed May 29, 2024 1:42 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 3 hours on the Eastern Limb 5/28/2024
Replies: 20
Views: 768

Re: 3 hours on the Eastern Limb 5/28/2024

Oh wow that is cookin' up a storm Warren. Shame its not delivering the big roasts we were all hoping (expecting) to see! Well not yet. Superb animation.
by Peterm
Tue May 28, 2024 10:12 am
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: Animation flare 2.9
Replies: 27
Views: 667

Re: Animation flare 2.9

OH wow not only lucky but what a fantastic catch Ivan! This is the first amateur animation I have seen that caught it and the aftermath, you have absolutely nailed it! BravO!
by Peterm
Tue May 28, 2024 10:12 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Animation flare 2.9
Replies: 21
Views: 1026

Re: Animation flare 2.9

OH wow not only lucky but what a fantastic catch Ivan! This is the first amateur animation I have seen that caught it and the aftermath, you have absolutely nailed it! BravO!
by Peterm
Tue May 28, 2024 10:05 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20240527) | LUNT152 & Sol'Ex (post-flare loops X2.9 Flare)
Replies: 19
Views: 1259

Re: Today's SUN (20240527) | LUNT152 & Sol'Ex (post-flare loops X2.9 Flare)

Superb in everyway Pedro. The post loops are beautiful, well done for the SPOD! Your musical score adds a whole new dimension to enjoy viewing your work. Top shelf!
by Peterm
Tue May 28, 2024 9:46 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: My SolarFlix today - 110 minutes SE limb
Replies: 8
Views: 348

My SolarFlix today - 110 minutes SE limb

Hi there Chatters! Well it sure doesn't take a lot of viewing of this animation to note that seeing was nowhere near on my side today. Many frames were dumped as cloud rolled through.  As Prof Brian Cox band D-Ream sang (yup he was the keyboard player) "Things Can Only Get Better". Non the...
by Peterm
Tue May 28, 2024 9:33 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 28 May 2024 Return of AR3664
Replies: 5
Views: 409

Re: 28 May 2024 Return of AR3664

Wonderful catch of that evil looking monster rising up n over! Great collection of images and animation in a supporting role. You had better seeing than me today.
by Peterm
Tue May 28, 2024 12:08 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Animation of Post Flare Loops in Ha and CaK 5/27/2024
Replies: 20
Views: 748

Re: Animation of Post Flare Loops in Ha and CaK 5/27/2024

Absolutely top notch animation Warren! You have also captured that FD superbly.
by Peterm
Tue May 28, 2024 12:03 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: X2.9 Flare & Coronal Rain in CaK 27th May
Replies: 23
Views: 1178

Re: X2.9 Flare & Coronal Rain in CaK 27th May

Great catch, animation looks terrific Mark!
by Peterm
Tue May 28, 2024 12:01 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Fireworks on the limb - returning AR3664
Replies: 8
Views: 354

Re: Fireworks on the limb - returning AR3664

Great catch Rob, you can really see the extent of that filaprom.
by Peterm
Tue May 28, 2024 12:00 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: May 24th Short Session
Replies: 10
Views: 481

Re: May 24th Short Session

Lovely images Brian. That disk is a beauty!
by Peterm
Mon May 27, 2024 11:58 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: My SolarFlix ~ the SE Filaprom this morning
Replies: 13
Views: 545

Re: My SolarFlix ~ the SE Filaprom this morning

Thank you all, you get lucky sometimes... but not today, cloudy so far.
by Peterm
Mon May 27, 2024 11:56 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: My SolarFlix ~ the SE Filaprom this morning
Replies: 13
Views: 545

Re: My SolarFlix ~ the SE Filaprom this morning

ffellah wrote: Mon May 27, 2024 10:58 am Your animation is a pleasure to watch, Peter, so well done. What scope/etalon ?

Franco
Thanks so much Franco,

This was with my Lunt 80mm double stacked, using a 5X Powermate and ZWO 432MM @ F35

Peter
by Peterm
Mon May 27, 2024 9:28 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 27 May 2024 AR3691
Replies: 10
Views: 435

Re: 27 May 2024 AR3691

Well done under the conditions Ralph, animation is still trying to load, maybe an Astrobin issue.
by Peterm
Mon May 27, 2024 8:36 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR3664 returns?
Replies: 10
Views: 527

AR3664 returns?

Some interesting days ahead!

https://www.spaceweatherlive.com/
by Peterm
Mon May 27, 2024 8:33 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Eastern Limb Animations Ha 27-05-2025
Replies: 11
Views: 526

Re: Eastern Limb Animations Ha 27-05-2025

Your patience has paid off Martin, getting the very best out of what was available to us today. Excellent results under trying conditions!
by Peterm
Mon May 27, 2024 6:31 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: My SolarFlix ~ the SE Filaprom this morning
Replies: 13
Views: 545

My SolarFlix ~ the SE Filaprom this morning

Hi there Chatters! Here I present my one-hour animation of the giant filaprom straddling the Suns SE limb. Unfortunately, my sub-par seeing prevails! Its now late afternoon here and I see GONG Learmonth is showing some very promising views of a very active SE limb. Those up North maybe in for a trea...
by Peterm
Sun May 26, 2024 10:44 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR13685 The Movie - 10 hours 33 minutes timelapse with 204mm refractor in H-Alpha 18th of May 2024
Replies: 26
Views: 1196

Re: AR13685 The Movie - 10 hours 33 minutes timelapse with 204mm refractor in H-Alpha 18th of May 2024

Arne, what to say other than epic, amazing, wonderfully processed and beautifully presented! My jaw is also somewhere on the floor. OMG Terrabytes of data...now I am really scared! BravO!
by Peterm
Sun May 26, 2024 10:20 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SOLARFLIX of AR3691 one hour ~ Up n Over Down Under
Replies: 4
Views: 395

SOLARFLIX of AR3691 one hour ~ Up n Over Down Under

HI there SolarChatters, I managed just one hours animation of AR3691 in the NE this morning, dodging as best as possible lingering Cirrus. This area looks very promising! And I am wondering could the filaprom in the SE be the first signs of returning AR3664? The next 24 hours may tell. Thanks for lo...
by Peterm
Sun May 26, 2024 9:44 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Very useful site
Replies: 3
Views: 189

Very useful site

Hi there Solar Chat,

I just found this interesting site to complement the other farside sites available. http://jsoc.stanford.edu/data/timed/

Hope it is of some use.

Peter
by Peterm
Sun May 26, 2024 12:05 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Animation of returning AR3663 and proms East Limb 5/25/2024
Replies: 13
Views: 564

Re: Animation of returning AR3663 and proms East Limb 5/25/2024

These are great Warren. Your animation has a ton of fine details. I am just wondering if that big slug on the SE could be the first signs of AR3664 returning? I am look at that part of the Sun now and it is quite amazing. I just got an hour in on AR3691 (x AR3663).
by Peterm
Sat May 25, 2024 11:59 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun May 25, 2024
Replies: 13
Views: 589

Re: Sun May 25, 2024

Fabulous set of images Franco.
by Peterm
Sat May 25, 2024 1:11 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Two New Toys
Replies: 14
Views: 820

Re: Two New Toys

Great set up and image.
by Peterm
Fri May 24, 2024 8:51 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Early Morning NW Filaprom( animation added )
Replies: 17
Views: 1270

Re: Early Morning NW Filaprom( animation added )

Martin you have captured, processed and presented this event through your animation superbly. Congratulations on a well deserved SPOD!
by Peterm
Fri May 24, 2024 12:22 am
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: Early Morning NW Filaprom( animation added )
Replies: 15
Views: 1069

Re: Early Morning NW Filaprom

Great you got it Martin. Nice image, should make a good animation. I will look at my data when I get home this evening.
by Peterm
Fri May 24, 2024 12:22 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Early Morning NW Filaprom( animation added )
Replies: 17
Views: 1270

Re: Early Morning NW Filaprom

Great you got it Martin. Nice image, should make a good animation. I will look at my data when I get home this evening.
by Peterm
Thu May 23, 2024 9:41 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: One last shot of the filaprom
Replies: 7
Views: 672

Re: One last shot of the filaprom

Fabulous catch Warren! I had it in my mosaic disk early and then when I went to catch as an animation it was gone. On GONG it seemed to just fizzle out.
by Peterm
Thu May 23, 2024 9:37 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SolarFlix from Up n Over Down Under today
Replies: 9
Views: 857

SolarFlix from Up n Over Down Under today

Hi there Solar Chatters, The now legendary AR3664 is tracking nicely across the Solar farside, the site "Raben" indicating it is still firing off XClass flares. Next week should prove most interesting to watch the Solar Southeastern limb. If it makes it back as a newly named AR then hopefu...
by Peterm
Fri May 17, 2024 12:28 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Saying goodbye to AR 3664 2-hr timelapse
Replies: 7
Views: 405

Re: Saying goodbye to AR 3664 2-hr timelapse

That looks great. I really like the way you have presented this animation.
by Peterm
Fri May 17, 2024 11:26 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in Whitelight 17th May 2024.
Replies: 4
Views: 556

Re: Sun in Whitelight 17th May 2024.

More quick n dirty Steve, these are great!
by Peterm
Fri May 17, 2024 11:24 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 6 hours 55 min FD timelapse of the Sun in H-Alpha on 13th of May 2024.
Replies: 15
Views: 898

Re: 6 hours 55 min FD timelapse of the Sun in H-Alpha on 13th of May 2024.

Oh gee whizz Arne, this is stunning to what on the 32inch monitor zoomed in. All, do yourself a favour and watch on a big monitor! Bravo!
by Peterm
Fri May 17, 2024 11:18 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: X2.9-class flare from 15 May 2024
Replies: 7
Views: 645

Re: X2.9-class flare from 15 May 2024

Nice catch Andy, loops look great!
by Peterm
Fri May 17, 2024 11:16 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: FD mosaic triplestack
Replies: 13
Views: 933

Re: FD mosaic triplestack

Absolutely stunning FD image Ivan!
by Peterm
Fri May 17, 2024 11:15 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR3664 fires off parting X1.72 flare Up n Over Down Under
Replies: 11
Views: 598

Re: AR3664 fires off parting X1.72 flare Up n Over Down Under

A SeeStar 50 would work... love those long dormant volcanoes of the Glass House Mountains on the SUNshine Coast!
by Peterm
Thu May 16, 2024 10:48 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SolarFlix AR3674 from Up n Over Down Under
Replies: 10
Views: 641

Re: SolarFlix AR3674 from Up n Over Down Under

Thank you all so much! I've been on SolarChat now 18months and found the support, encouragement and advice here is second to none. Great team!
by Peterm
Thu May 16, 2024 7:59 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Two animation from 05/15/2024
Replies: 7
Views: 515

Re: Two animation from 05/15/2024

These are absolutely fabulous animations to watch Yves. Bravo!
by Peterm
Thu May 16, 2024 6:26 am
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: CaK Full Disk and Post Flare Loops x2 15th May
Replies: 32
Views: 1279

Re: CaK Full Disk and Post Flare Loops x2 15th May

Really amazing detail in those loops Mark.
by Peterm
Thu May 16, 2024 6:26 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: CaK Full Disk and Post Flare Loops x2 15th May
Replies: 32
Views: 2021

Re: CaK Full Disk and Post Flare Loops x2 15th May

Really amazing detail in those loops Mark.
by Peterm
Thu May 16, 2024 6:23 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Just found this
Replies: 3
Views: 373

Just found this

Hey there Chatters,

I just found this so maybe it's been posted here before. It is a very good/useful visual of where the Active Regions are currently on the Facing and Farside of the Sun and days until they disappear over the limb or maybe even reappear. https://www.raben.com/maps/

Peter
by Peterm
Thu May 16, 2024 3:14 am
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Lunt B600 Blocking filter "oversized"?
Replies: 13
Views: 916

Re: Lunt B600 Blocking filter "oversized"?

For what it's worth Lunt call these a "Sandwich filter". Makes sense as is made up of several components all glued together. And that glue was what led to the problem I had with both my B1200 & B1800 Blocking filters (and others as is well documented). Humidity caused the glue to "...