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by Montana
Sun Nov 27, 2011 12:49 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Airbus 320 over the sun
Replies: 10
Views: 1729

Re: Airbus 320 over the sun

Wow that's a good one! I love plane transits the best.

Alexandra
by Montana
Sun Nov 27, 2011 12:46 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Great news from NASA Night Sky Network
Replies: 13
Views: 2268

Re: Great news from NASA Night Sky Network

Fantastic news!

Alexandra
by Montana
Sat Nov 26, 2011 5:27 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Appenzellersonne 26th nov, haze but sun
Replies: 9
Views: 1606

Re: Appenzellersonne 26th nov, haze but sun

I still have roses! but then it is exceptionally warm at the moment.

Alexandra
by Montana
Sat Nov 26, 2011 4:13 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: sun shades for laptop screens
Replies: 4
Views: 1164

Re: sun shades for laptop screens

My hubbie found this link and I was thinking about it.

http://www.griffgear.com/pages/screenshades.htm

Alexandra
by Montana
Sat Nov 26, 2011 4:10 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: My first CaK solar image
Replies: 17
Views: 2309

Re: My first CaK solar image

Fabulous again Pedro, I look forward to many more.

Alexandra
by Montana
Sat Nov 26, 2011 4:08 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun 20111129 WL
Replies: 9
Views: 1583

Re: Sun 20111129 WL

That is a real beauty of a picture, the detail is fabulous.

Alexandra
by Montana
Sat Nov 26, 2011 4:06 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Appenzellersonne 26th nov, haze but sun
Replies: 9
Views: 1606

Re: Appenzellersonne 26th nov, haze but sun

Fantastic Walter!!!

What a line of spots, they look magnificent :)

Alexandra
by Montana
Sat Nov 26, 2011 4:03 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: A few sun shots from today.
Replies: 10
Views: 1630

Re: A few sun shots from today.

Great pictures! nice backside of the plane :)

Alexandra
by Montana
Sat Nov 26, 2011 3:58 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Large prom from the 13 November
Replies: 4
Views: 1121

Re: Large prom from the 13 November

That's a beauty!

Alexandra
by Montana
Sat Nov 26, 2011 3:54 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Greg Piepols New !Observatory
Replies: 12
Views: 2477

Re: Greg P New !Observatory

I love it!! especially with the window boxes and hanging basket.

Alexandra
by Montana
Sat Nov 26, 2011 3:29 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: a Solar ThanksGiving!
Replies: 20
Views: 2701

Re: a Solar ThanksGiving!

Stephen! how could we possibly mistake the beautiful Natalie for your mother! I'm surprised you have survived that comment.

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Nov 25, 2011 2:58 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Fridays Fuzzy Full Disk
Replies: 14
Views: 1812

Re: Fridays Fuzzy Full Disk

Superb! those filaments are amazing and the active regions are producing a peculiar swirling as they are so close together.

Thanks Mark for a nice bit of solar today.

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Nov 25, 2011 10:32 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: 2012 calendar
Replies: 3
Views: 944

Re: 2012 calendar

Beautifully done! that's rather a nice idea.

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Nov 25, 2011 10:29 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Solar Chat where Freedom of Speech and Presentation Rules!
Replies: 14
Views: 2226

Re: Solar Chat where Freedom of Speech and Presentation Rules!

That's funny, I had Pizza for tea last night too :) obviously a solar trend, but of course with a nice homemade red wine :)

Three cheers for this forum!

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Nov 24, 2011 12:18 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sun (20111123) LUNT152 DMK41
Replies: 16
Views: 1575

Re: Sun (20111123) LUNT152 DMK41

Beautiful Pedro! I love the Ha colour, like fire!

Alexandra
by Montana
Wed Nov 23, 2011 9:28 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Initial packages being sent out.
Replies: 5
Views: 1320

Re: Initial packages being sent out.

Thanks Stephen!
I wish you a Happy Thanksgiving, I hope you are having a rest and holiday :)

I made an enquiry on Monday to the hospital but have heard nothing yet, the wheels of the NHS are slow. I shall keep you posted if I hear news.

Kind regards
Alexandra
by Montana
Wed Nov 23, 2011 10:30 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Lifting Prom from the 15th
Replies: 6
Views: 1562

Re: Lifting Prom from the 15th

Magnificent picture Derek! great to see you over here too :)

Alexandra
by Montana
Tue Nov 22, 2011 6:12 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Black and White Apollo!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1266

Re: Black and White Apollo!!

I adore seeing sunsets, and with birds too, magnificent! :) more please

Alexandra
by Montana
Tue Nov 22, 2011 2:39 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: New club web page up and running
Replies: 4
Views: 1066

Re: New club web page up and running

Hi Stephen,
If you put names and I guess the solarastronomy e-mail (not personal) on the webpage please could you put Cheshire for me and not my little town, I have a little fear of the internet.

Many thanks :)
Alexandra
by Montana
Tue Nov 22, 2011 2:29 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Filaprom 22nd Nov
Replies: 6
Views: 1694

Re: Filaprom 22nd Nov

Robert, that's an amazing filaprom, you can really see how a filament becomes a prominence on the limb. Very well captured!

Alexandra
by Montana
Tue Nov 22, 2011 10:21 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Large prom from last week.
Replies: 5
Views: 1358

Re: Large prom from last week.

Great! there is more. Wonderful capture :)

Alexandra
by Montana
Tue Nov 22, 2011 10:19 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Sunspots in August
Replies: 7
Views: 1515

Re: Sunspots in August

Superb!! it looks 3D and the detail around the AR is amazing with the wispy filament, great stuff, I look forward to lots more.

Alexandra
by Montana
Mon Nov 21, 2011 9:13 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: another obstacle
Replies: 5
Views: 1246

Re: another obstacle

40 a day!!!!

Alexandra
by Montana
Mon Nov 21, 2011 6:16 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Appenzellersonne 21/11, sun pure
Replies: 15
Views: 1889

Re: Appenzellersonne 21/11, sun pure

Oh my Walter!!! the're amazing pictures. The one with the proms is exceptional, I love it :)

Alexandra
by Montana
Mon Nov 21, 2011 10:16 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Limb composite from Yesterdays sun 11/19
Replies: 12
Views: 1802

Re: Limb composite from Yesterdays sun 11/19

Wow! that's fantastic Chris, beautiful details, I bet you are really pleased!

Alexandra
by Montana
Mon Nov 21, 2011 10:13 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: You don't need a fancy telescope to enjoy the sun!
Replies: 6
Views: 1391

Re: You don't need a fancy telescope to enjoy the sun!

Thanks Chris and Walter!

Chris - definitely some pictures please :)

Alexandra
by Montana
Sun Nov 20, 2011 7:22 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: You don't need a fancy telescope to enjoy the sun!
Replies: 6
Views: 1391

Re: You don't need a fancy telescope to enjoy the sun!

Thanks Mark!

Yesterday morning it was lovely and sunny for the walk (great to do some bird watching for a change) but come lunchtime it turned to grey damp and depressing cloud and has remained the same all weekend.

Alexandra
by Montana
Sun Nov 20, 2011 4:51 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: You don't need a fancy telescope to enjoy the sun!
Replies: 6
Views: 1391

You don't need a fancy telescope to enjoy the sun!

You don't need any fancy telescope to enjoy the sun. Take a walk through a wood in autumn on a sunny day and enjoy the wonderful rays of sunshine illuminating the coloured leaves - magic!


Sun through autumn leaves by Alexandra's Astronomy, on Flickr

Alexandra
by Montana
Sun Nov 20, 2011 4:29 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: A380?
Replies: 8
Views: 1327

Re: A380?

Yes it is a match! we wondered why there were so many nerds gathered about at that part of the walk, they must have known it was coming. I think we were very lucky to be casually walking by at the right moment. I didn't notice, it was the hubby that got excited about it.

Alexandra
by Montana
Sun Nov 20, 2011 12:09 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: A380?
Replies: 8
Views: 1327

Re: A380?

It's a double decker! I've never seen one of them before.

Alexandra
by Montana
Sat Nov 19, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: A380?
Replies: 8
Views: 1327

Re: A380?

Is this one? went for a lovely Autumn walk in the sunshine and passed by this glinting in the sun which had just landed...

Alexandra


by Montana
Sat Nov 19, 2011 4:44 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Appenzellersonne 19th Nov, small harvest
Replies: 10
Views: 1845

Re: Appenzellersonne 19th Nov, small harvest

Beautiful CaK Walter!
Sunny today but decided on an Autumn walk instead!

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Nov 18, 2011 7:08 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: single stack?
Replies: 10
Views: 1792

Re: single stack?

That's great Walter but what do you mean by greenish?

How's the wine going (the hubby asked)?

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Nov 18, 2011 5:59 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR1350 - coming or going?
Replies: 3
Views: 984

Re: AR1350 - coming or going?

Wonderful image Chris!

Maybe it is a decaying old one? we shall have to wait and see.

Alexandra
by Montana
Fri Nov 18, 2011 5:57 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: We got on the National Geographic website!
Replies: 3
Views: 1096

Re: We got on the National Geographic website!

That's excellent!

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:34 pm
Forum: Solar Scope Modifications
Topic: Solar finder
Replies: 19
Views: 2332

Re: Solar finder

That's great Walter but how do you make the bit of metal?

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:29 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Appenzellersonne 17th, new AR's
Replies: 6
Views: 1621

Re: Appenzellersonne 17th, new AR's

Ahhh a red one :)

That big prominence from yesterday looks like a giant caterpillar on the edge today, great picture!

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Nov 17, 2011 3:29 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: A better look at the AR1350 and Big Filament region
Replies: 7
Views: 1698

Re: A better look at the AR1350 and Big Filament region

Nothing wrong with your text, looks fine to me.

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Nov 17, 2011 3:27 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Appenzellersonne 17th, new AR's
Replies: 6
Views: 1621

Re: Appenzellersonne 17th, new AR's

Beautiful pictures Walter! you just need a red one and then you'll have won my heart too.

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Nov 17, 2011 3:05 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: A better look at the AR1350 and Big Filament region
Replies: 7
Views: 1698

Re: A better look at the AR1350 and Big Filament region

They are called 'barbs' Chris.

Nice pic :)

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Nov 17, 2011 10:17 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Nov 16 2011>>> some fun with the Lunt 100
Replies: 8
Views: 1619

Re: Nov 16 2011>>> some fun with the Lunt 100

Wonderful Jim! I like the pretty coloured proms best, you know how to win the heart of girl :)

Alexandra
by Montana
Thu Nov 17, 2011 10:15 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: My Lunt LS100 is on its way - Yoohooo!
Replies: 8
Views: 1492

Re: My Lunt LS100 is on its way - Yoohooo!

I'm sure you are going to have plenty of fun!

Real solar scope - what's wrong with the 40mm? :)

Alexandra
by Montana
Tue Nov 15, 2011 10:12 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Plasma fountains
Replies: 7
Views: 1555

Re: Plasma fountains

Very beautiful and very delicate!

Alexandra
by Montana
Mon Nov 14, 2011 7:55 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Full prom disc 13th November 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1206

Re: Full prom disc 13th November 2011

Thanks Stephen and Walter!

Alexandra
by Montana
Mon Nov 14, 2011 7:07 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: An interpretation of the image
Replies: 1
Views: 651

Re: An interpretation of the image

That is quite incredible Stephen. I love it! I'm liking solar art more and more. With thanks to MissBlues for opening my eyes, I wouldn't have thought of art before. It was a precious gift to you Stephen. Alexandra PS you still haven't told me your secret, how do you manage to get picture on Spacewe...
by Montana
Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:28 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Full prom disc 13th November 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1206

Re: Full prom disc 13th November 2011

Thanks guys!

Alexandra
by Montana
Sun Nov 13, 2011 8:11 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Full prom disc 13th November 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1206

Full prom disc 13th November 2011

A version from today, this prom is so pretty we just have to image it don't we! Unfortunately this is the only picture that would process from today's session. None of the surface ones will process properly or are out of focus so I improvised. It gives a bit of scale to the prom. It's not coloured e...
by Montana
Sun Nov 13, 2011 8:01 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Nov 13 proms
Replies: 4
Views: 1355

Re: Nov 13 proms

Gosh it has changed a lot. Fantastic pictures Jim!

Alexandra
by Montana
Sun Nov 13, 2011 7:57 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: My imaging workflow
Replies: 14
Views: 2373

Re: My imaging workflow

No you don't, it is black and white picture to start. Go to Image / adjustments / Variations and it gives you lots to choose. My usual is 3 clicks red, one click yellow and one click green. Then adjust brightness and contrast to how you feel.

Alexandra
by Montana
Sun Nov 13, 2011 5:49 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: My imaging workflow
Replies: 14
Views: 2373

Re: My imaging workflow

I always use the 'variations' function.

Alexandra