9-17 150 achromat + Ca DS and Ha SS and DS

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9-17 150 achromat + Ca DS and Ha SS and DS

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I had decent seeing yesterday and wanted to work on my Ha DS (Daystar+ PST). I am not excited about the combination (FOV due to PST). For Ha I wanted to test both the powermate 4x and TZ-4 (with correct spacing). The DS images are with the Powermate and not TZ4. I hope conditions allow me to test the Tz4 DS today. I also played with the player one M Max and ZWO 174 (to push resolution). Even masked this scope is not close to my 102/f11 for Cak imaging. Lesson learned.

Cak
150/1200 refractor (masked to 60) Lunt DS module Full Disk (ZWO 1600) and close up (ZWO 290)

For Ha I wanted to test both the powermate 4x and TZ-4 (with correct spacing)

Calcium
Image2022_09_17_ Calcium by Torsinadoc, on Flickr

Image2022-09-17-1457_3-A-Calcium by Torsinadoc, on Flickr

Image2022-09-17-1458_0-A-Calcium by Torsinadoc, on Flickr

Ha SS
Image2022_09_17_PMZWO174 by Torsinadoc, on Flickr

Image_2022_09_17_TZ4ZWO174 by Torsinadoc, on Flickr

Image2022_09_17_ TZ4ZWO by Torsinadoc, on Flickr

Image2022-09-17 by Torsinadoc, on Flickr

Image2022-09-17 by Torsinadoc, on Flickr

Image2022-09-17 by Torsinadoc, on Flickr

Image2022-09-17 by Torsinadoc, on Flickr

Ha DS

Image2022_09_17_DS PO by Torsinadoc, on Flickr

Image9-17-22 DS Ha PO by Torsinadoc, on Flickr

Image9-17-22 DS Ha mosaic by Torsinadoc, on Flickr

Image9-17-22 DS Ha by Torsinadoc, on Flickr


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Re: 9-17 150 achromat + Ca DS and Ha SS and DS

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Very very good results with your tests Alan. I like the TZ-4 but have not tried it yet in Ha: it works well in CaH.

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Re: 9-17 150 achromat + Ca DS and Ha SS and DS

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Alan,
You had a VERY good imaging session here. I especially noticed the bright points in the CaK images within the active regions.

Superbly done, absolutely enviable!! :mrgreen:

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Re: 9-17 150 achromat + Ca DS and Ha SS and DS

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Superb images Alan.

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The mosaic is really fine, nice image run...


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Re: 9-17 150 achromat + Ca DS and Ha SS and DS

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You got a lovely set of images here Alan.

It's surprising the variablility in the performance of scopes when imaging in CaK ;)


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marktownley wrote: Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:24 am You got a lovely set of images here Alan.

It's surprising the variablility in the performance of scopes when imaging in CaK ;)
Thanks everyone.

I have considered re-spaceing the lens but rarely would I image >100mm so for now I will stick with the 102/F11 achromat in CaK.


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Excellent collection of images Alan!

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This is quite a good set of images. Processing is very nice.
Thanks for sharing !


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Excellent photos! I really enjoyed the DS Ha images.


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Thanks for the compliments. Petrus I am considering changing from Daystar PST mod to daystar Lunt 40 to see if that provides a better option.


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Excellent images. You had a very productive session :)

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Carbon60 wrote: Tue Sep 20, 2022 8:06 am Excellent images. You had a very productive session :)

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torsinadoc wrote: Mon Sep 19, 2022 10:05 pm Thanks for the compliments. Petrus I am considering changing from Daystar PST mod to daystar Lunt 40 to see if that provides a better option.
Sounds good! Looking forward to see your results.


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Beautiful detailed images Alan


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Wow!! exceedingly good images :bow

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Great collection there Alan,
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The DS Ha images are great, well done


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I am second to what Christian Viladrich said. Bravo, Alan!


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Thanks everyone. As always it’s a work in progress.


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