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Transit of Mercury in the Spicule Layer. Phil took this great image with his Quantum 6 Scope, Solar Spectrum etalon and PGR Camera.

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transit Mercury several freq

Post by highfnum » Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:42 pm

conditions were below average but good enough to see the show
apo66 quark Mg B2
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Post by highfnum » Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:43 pm

PST Ha
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Post by highfnum » Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:44 pm

caH wideband omega apo66
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Post by highfnum » Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:45 pm

C5 Hed3 wide band -- clouds started to come in this one
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Post by highfnum » Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:46 pm

caK omega apo 66
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Post by Stardust5858 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:14 pm

Cool, well done.

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Post by MapleRidge » Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:56 pm

Great shots across all filters wavelengths...well done

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Post by Starry Jack » Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:07 am

Congrats!
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Post by DeepSolar64 » Tue Nov 12, 2019 1:36 am

First time I have seen a transit photographed in CaK. Awesome!!
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Post by MAURITS » Tue Nov 12, 2019 6:58 am

Very nice transit images.
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Post by Montana » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:31 am

Well done, I think you win the prize for imaging Mercury in the most wavelengths :hamster: :bow

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Post by marktownley » Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:13 pm

Superb range of images there John, tell us more about the He image please...
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Re: transit Mercury several freq

Post by highfnum » Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:33 pm

Hed3 filter made by Andover optical Mass
its in 10A - 20A bandwidth range
so not same as true narrow band or what i can get
thru spectroheliograph

but still can capture good surface details on sun
when weather conditions allow

its used in conjunction with baadar n3.5 filter

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Post by eroel » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:57 pm

John:
Nice set of images from the transit.
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Post by highfnum » Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:32 am

here is a fun one
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not so bad for this hand held method
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Post by Carbon60 » Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:27 am

Good images across the spectrum, John.

Nice job.

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