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by Montana
Sat Jul 20, 2024 3:10 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol Ha 18-7-24
Replies: 2
Views: 99

Re: Sol Ha 18-7-24

Stunning!! :bow :hamster: it is typically cloudy now it is the weekend.

Alexandra
by Montana
Sat Jul 20, 2024 3:09 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: M5.05 flare in CaK. Disparition brusque and ribbon flare?
Replies: 15
Views: 316

Re: M5.05 flare in CaK. Disparition brusque and ribbon flare?

I think both serve an important function :bow

Alexandra
by Montana
Sat Jul 20, 2024 3:05 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: halpha sun on 19 July
Replies: 2
Views: 87

Re: halpha sun on 19 July

Beautiful images Stephane :bow :hamster:
We had hot weather for a couple of days but as usual, as it is Saturday the weather has turned ;)

Alexandra
by Montana
Sat Jul 20, 2024 3:04 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: reminders
Replies: 5
Views: 164

Re: reminders

Stephen, Alto is having problems, please see the forum support page.

Thanks
Alexandra
by Montana
Sat Jul 20, 2024 3:01 pm
Forum: Solar Radio, Magnetometry and Spectroscopy
Topic: Sun FD in Halpha with SHG, 2024-07-20
Replies: 2
Views: 53

Re: Sun FD in Halpha with SHG, 2024-07-20

Superb images :bow :hamster: could you post a positive image to admire as well :)

Alexandra
by Montana
Sat Jul 20, 2024 3:00 pm
Forum: Solar Radio, Magnetometry and Spectroscopy
Topic: SHG sun in various freq colorized
Replies: 4
Views: 24

Re: SHG sun in various freq colorized

I guessed Hydrogen alpha, beta, Sodium and Magnesium, then noticed the clue is the image headers :) At least I got them right :)

:bow :hamster:

Alexandra
by Montana
Sat Jul 20, 2024 2:57 pm
Forum: Solar Radio, Magnetometry and Spectroscopy
Topic: Latest Sol'ex trials - 17/July
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: Latest Sol'ex trials - 17/July

These are great Michael :bow :hamster: you certainly picked the cloudiest summer to tinker with an SHG :)

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Jul 19, 2024 2:31 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: First light of my 127mm "Solartov"
Replies: 10
Views: 319

Re: First light of my 127mm "Solartov"

No, it is just resting on the outside of the Solarscope etalon.

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Jul 19, 2024 1:09 pm
Forum: Solar Radio, Magnetometry and Spectroscopy
Topic: Sun timelapses with Sol'Ex during 1 month
Replies: 3
Views: 86

Re: Sun timelapses with Sol'Ex during 1 month

Terrific :movie :movie

I struggle to get one image per month :(

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Jul 19, 2024 1:07 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: First test of off-axis Newton 200/F10- Chief 19.07.
Replies: 8
Views: 199

Re: First test of off-axis Newton 200/F10- Chief 19.07.

Your images are always fabulous whether they be bad seeing or not, or any telescope you use. You have the magic touch and magic seeing :bow :hamster: :bow

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Jul 19, 2024 1:03 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: M5 flare in H-alpha. 17-07-2024.
Replies: 13
Views: 320

Re: M5 flare in H-alpha. 17-07-2024.

Wow!! how exciting and beautiful :bow :hamster: :bow

How lucky we are to be able to see these things, before only 20 years ago no one but the very rich would have the opportunity to see this, and before that, no one at all.

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Jul 19, 2024 1:00 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: July 18 2024. C-Class Ha activity.
Replies: 4
Views: 134

Re: July 18 2024. C-Class Ha activity.

Lots to report there James :)
:hamster:

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Jul 19, 2024 12:58 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in Whitelight 18th July 2024.
Replies: 8
Views: 221

Re: Sun in Whitelight 18th July 2024.

It's an amazing Sun :bow :hamster: I hope I get a chance to see it ;)

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Jul 19, 2024 12:56 pm
Forum: Forum Support Issues
Topic: July 11th 2024 Under massive Bot attack from Russian sites
Replies: 4
Views: 518

Re: July 11th 2024 Under massive Bot attack from Russian sites

Alto, this is only a temporary problem. Once the bots have gone away Stephen will remove the filter and hopefully you will be back up and running again. Apologies for this :(

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Jul 19, 2024 12:54 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: July 17th Session
Replies: 9
Views: 253

Re: July 17th Session

A stunning set of images through the blue wavelengths Brian :bow :hamster:

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Jul 19, 2024 12:52 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: July 17th m5 flare_triple stack
Replies: 6
Views: 198

Re: July 17th m5 flare_triple stack

Very nice indeed :bow :hamster: it is good to see the Halpha version :hamster:

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Jul 19, 2024 12:51 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 18 july AR 3751 - 3744 - FD
Replies: 6
Views: 211

Re: 18 july AR 3751 - 3744 - FD

Absolutely gorgeous! I love the knot like look of the first image
:bow :hamster:

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Jul 19, 2024 12:50 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: triple stack mosaic from July 18
Replies: 4
Views: 141

Re: triple stack mosaic from July 18

Wow!! you have no need of an SHG :)

:bow :hamster:

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Jul 19, 2024 12:50 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun in Whitelight 19th July 2024.
Replies: 3
Views: 107

Re: Sun in Whitelight 19th July 2024.

It's summer Steve!!!!! don't worry, it is Saturday tomorrow so it will all be over ;)

Great shot though, so many spots!! :bow :hamster:

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Jul 19, 2024 12:46 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: First light of my 127mm "Solartov"
Replies: 10
Views: 319

Re: First light of my 127mm "Solartov"

Wow!! fantastic Danielle :bow :hamster: Here is a picture of my flat set up. The plastic bag went in an embroidery ring, then two lollypop sticks were glued on for support. I just gently rest it on the top. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52639554057_bb1dc3863a_c.jpg Creating a flat cap by Alexa...
by Montana
Fri Jul 19, 2024 12:31 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: halpha harvest sun on 18 July ;)
Replies: 2
Views: 163

Re: halpha harvest sun on 18 July ;)

You are making me sneeze from here :)

It's hot here too but I am at work. Thanks for the views :bow :hamster:

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Jul 19, 2024 9:29 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20240718) | fair seeing
Replies: 4
Views: 197

Re: Today's SUN (20240718) | fair seeing

That's a busy Sun :bow :hamster:

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 6:31 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: M5.05 flare in CaK. Disparition brusque and ribbon flare?
Replies: 15
Views: 316

Re: M5.05 flare in CaK. Disparition brusque and ribbon flare?

Nic, this is absolutely fantastic! it doesn't matter about perfect quality, nothing will ever be perfect. We can see all the action and details in this flare and definitely a ribbon like flare, whether it was caused by a filament lifting off I can't say as we can't see the filament. But a lot of mat...
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 6:18 pm
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: WIDEFIELD CMOS IMAGING | Pedro RE' (20240717) (87% MOON)
Replies: 2
Views: 84

Re: WIDEFIELD CMOS IMAGING | Pedro RE' (20240717) (87% MOON)

That's an odd looking image of the Moon Pedro, is that real?

Beautiful deep sky images :bow :bow :hamster:

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 6:15 pm
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Nice rain yesterday ...
Replies: 6
Views: 128

Re: Nice rain yesterday ...

Wow! those Chusan palms have grown big. We planted ours 20 years ago and they have just about got to about 15ft now, just over the height of the hedge. They are the only Palm that grows well in the UK as they are tolerant down to -15 C degrees. I know that as they survived :) DSC05507 a.jpg Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 1:24 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Halo near the sun - technical issues
Replies: 11
Views: 333

Re: Halo near the sun - technical issues

If you say you only see it after stacking and not in the live view, do you have the camera set on a neutral gamma or raised up a bit? (gamma, not gain) I have seen in the past that if you raise the gamma up a fair bit to try and see prominences in live view I have got a ringing artefact after stacki...
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 11:37 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 17 july Ha disk
Replies: 3
Views: 194

Re: 17 july Ha disk

Always a stunning disc :bow :hamster: :bow

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 11:36 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar events on july17/24
Replies: 4
Views: 258

Re: Solar events on july17/24

Wow!! I love the Woolly Mammoth prom :bow :hamster: :bow

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 11:35 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Halo near the sun - technical issues
Replies: 11
Views: 333

Re: Halo near the sun - technical issues

Are you getting even pressure tuning? Have you tried like Oleg says, maybe completely degas and use the minimal pressure to get on band.

Have you tried moving the Sun around the field of view, does the reflection move with the Sun?

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 11:32 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 17 July 2024 - closeups in 540nm, CaH and HA
Replies: 4
Views: 278

Re: 17 July 2024 - closeups in 540nm, CaH and HA

Certainly plenty of spots to image at the moment :bow :hamster:

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 11:28 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Calcium Sun July 14, 2024
Replies: 23
Views: 718

Re: Calcium Sun July 14, 2024

Wow!! Franco, these are phenomenal :bow :hamster: :bow

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 11:27 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: July 16th - Image and a half
Replies: 9
Views: 249

Re: July 16th - Image and a half

Oh dear, sounds bad Brian :( we don't hear of these things on the news, only coverage of the American election ;) I hope everything gets sorted out and there isn't too much damage to any crops.

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 11:24 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Quark Chromo back to life
Replies: 1
Views: 149

Re: Quark Chromo back to life

Thanks Andrew, I'm glad you managed to see the Sun and get a great view, I hope you get the PST mod behaving again though
:hamster:
Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 11:22 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 17 July 2014 - full disks in HA, continuum & CaH
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Re: 17 July 2014 - full disks in HA, continuum & CaH

Great images :bow :hamster: I'm not sure about your question though.

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 11:19 am
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Quick Seestar pics 7/10 and 7/16
Replies: 4
Views: 119

Re: Quick Seestar pics 7/10 and 7/16

Wow!!! I bet that took some guiding to get that in view, not on the GoTo then :)

Great shots! I can't wait to get mine out again.

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 11:17 am
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Nice rain yesterday ...
Replies: 6
Views: 128

Re: Nice rain yesterday ...

Finally something useful, it says you can eat the fruits Rainer :) I have two palms in the garden (Chusan palm), by luck one is male and the other female. The bees adore the male, the female produces millions of berries which sometime the Blackbirds eat but I don't know whether they survive the expe...
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 11:06 am
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: Astronomical Telescope Museum, Shikoku (Japan)
Replies: 4
Views: 127

Re: Astronomical Telescope Museum, Shikoku (Japan)

Oh my!! I thought that was a picture of your kitchen :lol:

When are you opening the Pedro Museum?

Looks like you are having a lovely trip to Japan, we loved the place :)

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 11:03 am
Forum: Sunlit Earth
Topic: seestar m31 and friends
Replies: 4
Views: 202

Re: seestar m31 and friends

Wow!! is that really with the SeeStar! how long did you expose for and how did you do the processing or is this the image straight from the phone?
:bow :hamster: :bow

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 11:01 am
Forum: Solar Radio, Magnetometry and Spectroscopy
Topic: Littrow SHG
Replies: 5
Views: 164

Re: Littrow SHG

Hi Martin,

Did you manage to get in contact with Douglas?

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 11:00 am
Forum: Solar Radio, Magnetometry and Spectroscopy
Topic: prom with open slit
Replies: 1
Views: 81

Re: prom with open slit

That's a lovely prom, almost like an eclipse in action :)
:bow :hamster:

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 10:59 am
Forum: Solar Radio, Magnetometry and Spectroscopy
Topic: Sun with Sol'Ex, 2024-07-17
Replies: 1
Views: 48

Re: Sun with Sol'Ex, 2024-07-17

Every post is an absolute delight :bow :hamster: :bow

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 10:58 am
Forum: Solar Radio, Magnetometry and Spectroscopy
Topic: Sun with Sol'Ex, 2024-07-16
Replies: 4
Views: 124

Re: Sun with Sol'Ex, 2024-07-16

We can certainly see which way the Sun is turning :)

Great images :bow :hamster:

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 10:57 am
Forum: Solar Radio, Magnetometry and Spectroscopy
Topic: Sun FD in Ha/CaH with SHG, 2024-07-14
Replies: 1
Views: 86

Re: Sun FD in Ha/CaH with SHG, 2024-07-14

Wow!! you caught the X class in CaH :bow :hamster: :movie
Thanks for the super views!

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 10:55 am
Forum: Solar Radio, Magnetometry and Spectroscopy
Topic: Sun with Sol'Ex, 2024-07-14
Replies: 1
Views: 131

Re: Sun with Sol'Ex, 2024-07-14

Great to see the flow of plasma in the filaments and spicules, it brings the Sun to life
:bow :hamster:

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 10:54 am
Forum: Solar Radio, Magnetometry and Spectroscopy
Topic: Sun with Sol'Ex, 2024-07-13
Replies: 1
Views: 153

Re: Sun with Sol'Ex, 2024-07-13

Incredible images, I do love what you can do with your SHG :bow :hamster: :bow

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 10:53 am
Forum: Solar Radio, Magnetometry and Spectroscopy
Topic: Sun FD in Halpha with SHG, 2024-07-13
Replies: 5
Views: 206

Re: Sun FD in Halpha with SHG, 2024-07-13

That's a fabulous CaH :bow :hamster: and nice halpha too

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Jul 18, 2024 10:51 am
Forum: Solar Radio, Magnetometry and Spectroscopy
Topic: possible flare at 18.00 EST?
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Re: possible flare at 18.00 EST?

Looks like a flare to me, great catch :bow :hamster:

Alexandra