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by marktownley
Wed Jul 24, 2024 9:16 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sol Ha 18-7-24
Replies: 6
Views: 298

Re: Sol Ha 18-7-24

These look nice thanks Steve!
by marktownley
Wed Jul 24, 2024 9:08 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sunspot movement 7/16 - 7/21/2024
Replies: 6
Views: 132

Re: Sunspot movement 7/16 - 7/21/2024

Nice animation thanks Warren!
by marktownley
Wed Jul 24, 2024 8:40 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sunday Sunshine 14th July
Replies: 13
Views: 561

Re: Sunday Sunshine 14th July

Thanks everyone, i'm just processing some from the other day.
by marktownley
Wed Jul 24, 2024 8:37 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Power draw Quark Combo
Replies: 3
Views: 234

Re: Power draw Quark Combo

LLichter wrote: Thu Jul 18, 2024 8:21 am I am often imaging on battery power.
Hi Dominik,

What battery are you using?
by marktownley
Wed Jul 24, 2024 8:31 pm
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Commmercial mount for my 150/10 H-alpha mod scope?
Replies: 23
Views: 417

Re: Commmercial mount for my 150/10 H-alpha mod scope?

Thanks Mark, but JTW seem to have a very poor business track record. Producing little more than vaporware. With unhappy buyers waiting for years. The mount is almost as heavy as its photographic load capacity. The latter reduced by an unspoken margin where larger refractors are involved. Given my a...
by marktownley
Wed Jul 24, 2024 7:28 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: M5.05 flare in CaK. Disparition brusque and ribbon flare?
Replies: 21
Views: 567

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

This is great Nic! I find, for me at 'home', I have several to a dozen days a year when I can use CaK at 100mm.
by marktownley
Wed Jul 24, 2024 6:34 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar Activity in Hα - 17th July 2024
Replies: 4
Views: 227

Re: Solar Activity in Hα - 17th July 2024

Nice results thanks John!
by marktownley
Wed Jul 24, 2024 6:29 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: July 14th - the good, the bad and the ugly
Replies: 12
Views: 340

Re: July 14th - the good, the bad and the ugly

A nice set of images here Brian!
by marktownley
Wed Jul 24, 2024 6:28 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: halpha sun on 14 July
Replies: 8
Views: 357

Re: halpha sun on 14 July

Lovely scope, lovely landscape and lovely sun pics thanks Stephane!
by marktownley
Wed Jul 24, 2024 6:25 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sunday Session 14-07-2024
Replies: 3
Views: 389

Re: Sunday Session 14-07-2024

Love the setup and resulting images thanks Martin.
by marktownley
Wed Jul 24, 2024 6:15 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 14th July 24 FullDisk PST DoubleStack Next try
Replies: 4
Views: 252

Re: 14th July 24 FullDisk PST DoubleStack Next try

Much improved! You're getting there Andrea.
by marktownley
Wed Jul 24, 2024 6:13 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUNoculars. 7-13-24
Replies: 3
Views: 340

Re: SUNoculars. 7-13-24

Thanks James. I've been getting some nice views myself with the sunoculars these past couple of days.
by marktownley
Wed Jul 24, 2024 6:12 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: White light with a C8
Replies: 4
Views: 447

Re: White light with a C8

Nice closeups Andrea
by marktownley
Wed Jul 24, 2024 6:08 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: reminders
Replies: 10
Views: 557

Re: reminders

All working good for me
by marktownley
Wed Jul 24, 2024 6:02 am
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Power draw Quark Combo
Replies: 3
Views: 234

Re: Power draw Quark Combo

What is the best way to do this?
by marktownley
Wed Jul 24, 2024 6:01 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Commmercial mount for my 150/10 H-alpha mod scope?
Replies: 23
Views: 417

Re: Commmercial mount for my 150/10 H-alpha mod scope?

Nice pictures of your mount and scope Chris.

A decent JTW mount would be a good choice for a big heavy scope like that.

Mark
by marktownley
Wed Jul 24, 2024 5:52 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: Lunt 50 and upgraded camera?
Replies: 1
Views: 101

Re: Lunt 50 and upgraded camera?

I wonder if the zwo678mm would be a good choice? I'm tempted by one certainly.
by marktownley
Wed Jul 24, 2024 5:47 am
Forum: Commercial Solar Filters/Cameras/Hardware
Topic: SolarQuest review
Replies: 66
Views: 49233

Re: SolarQuest review

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53876656822_466a84b6e3_o.jpg 20240723_161204 by Mark Townley , on Flickr I was using mine yesterday. After using it long term I am on the whole pleased but there are a few things that bug me. I have lots of backlash in the altitude axis which can take an age to w...
by marktownley
Tue Jul 16, 2024 5:47 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sunday Sunshine 14th July
Replies: 13
Views: 561

Sunday Sunshine 14th July

Hi All Sunday dawned sunny, but with the forecast set to rapidly cloud. I was up and out early, eager to see the sun as soon as possible. This lovely wet, grey and cool summer we have been having had taken it's toll on the ring of shrubs that hide my pier and scope from local prying eyes, and at 6.3...
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 2:10 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Update data 06-24
Replies: 3
Views: 405

Re: Update data 06-24

Looks good MAurits, cloud here too.
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 8:34 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar Images from 11th July 2024
Replies: 29
Views: 892

Re: Solar Images from 11th July 2024

Lovely set of images here Ella!
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 8:34 am
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: Solar Images from 11th July 2024
Replies: 24
Views: 347

Re: Solar Images from 11th July 2024

Lovely set of images here Ella!
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 8:32 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 35 minutes of madness on July 11
Replies: 10
Views: 992

Re: 35 minutes of madness on July 11

Way cool!
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 8:30 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: SUNoculars from Work. 7-12-24
Replies: 2
Views: 274

Re: SUNoculars from Work. 7-12-24

Glad you got a view JAmes, just cloud here this Saturday, keeping my fingers crossed for some breaks on Sunday.
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 8:26 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 12th July ..Nice sunspots
Replies: 4
Views: 498

Re: 12th July ..Nice sunspots

Lovely shots there thanks John!
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 8:25 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Ha images taken on Jult 9 with the Mewlon 250
Replies: 11
Views: 845

Re: Ha images taken on Jult 9 with the Mewlon 250

Superb shots Christian! How you find the Mewlon compares to the HaT?
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 8:21 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 12th July - Ha and WL full disks.
Replies: 2
Views: 310

Re: 12th July - Ha and WL full disks.

Great disks thanks Brendan!
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 8:19 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's SUN (20240712) | AR13738 GOOD seeing
Replies: 9
Views: 431

Re: Today's SUN (20240712) | AR13738 GOOD seeing

Great images here, thanks Pedro!
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 8:18 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 11-07 FD
Replies: 6
Views: 491

Re: 11-07 FD

Nice disk thanks Maurits!
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 8:17 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 12 July 2024 Full Disk White Light
Replies: 2
Views: 315

Re: 12 July 2024 Full Disk White Light

Nice disk thanks Robert!
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 8:13 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 11th July - Ha and G-Band FD
Replies: 6
Views: 665

Re: 11th July - Ha and G-Band FD

Nice disks thanks Brendan!
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 8:12 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 11.7.2024, AR13738 etc. in H-alpha
Replies: 12
Views: 966

Re: 11.7.2024, AR13738 etc. in H-alpha

Stunning shots Dennis!
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 8:10 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Nice eruption today! 7/11/2024
Replies: 12
Views: 642

Re: Nice eruption today! 7/11/2024

Lovely results Warren!
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 5:51 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Observations of AR13738 with my C102. 7-11-24
Replies: 6
Views: 537

Re: Observations of AR13738 with my C102. 7-11-24

Thanks for the report JAmes, glad you saw the sun. Nice to see a pic of the setup, you have a huge lawn space there, i'm jealous!
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 5:49 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Day 2 Antilia 5a Cak module 12-07-2024
Replies: 5
Views: 669

Re: Day 2 Antilia 5a Cak module 12-07-2024

This is brilliant, love the engineering with this setup.

The results are super too!
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 5:47 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: First light Antlia 5a Cak module
Replies: 26
Views: 1544

Re: First light Antlia 5a Cak module

How would you stack the Lunt CaK with this Antlia 5a? Does it involve unscrewing/rebuilding/DIY that's beyond me or can you just just put the Antlia 5a straight in the Lunt? Nic Dunno until played around with it. This seems to have larger filters so my first guess would be to put a lunt in the back...
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 5:43 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun FD in H-Alpha, CaK and Continuum July 11th 2024
Replies: 3
Views: 469

Re: Sun FD in H-Alpha, CaK and Continuum July 11th 2024

Lovely disks Arne, the sun is a rare thing over here at the moment.
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 5:42 am
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Lunt50+Daystar Quark as doublestack?
Replies: 17
Views: 8591

Re: Lunt50+Daystar Quark as doublestack?

04Stefan07 wrote: Fri Jul 12, 2024 5:38 pm As I mainly image what would be the recommended camera to use with the Lunt 50 and Quark?
.

One with the largest pixels possible. IMX174 or 432mm.
by marktownley
Sat Jul 13, 2024 5:29 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR3738 120 minute animation
Replies: 10
Views: 671

Re: AR3738 120 minute animation

Nice animation thanks MArtin!
by marktownley
Thu Jul 11, 2024 8:52 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: July 10 2024. M1.01 Flare. Ha. Visual.
Replies: 12
Views: 688

Re: July 10 2024. M1.01 Flare. Ha. Visual.

Thanks for the report James! Hoping I get some glimpses over the weekend.

Carpe Diem!