Full Disk Before Work - 14th May

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Full Disk Before Work - 14th May

Post by marktownley » Tue May 14, 2019 7:16 pm

Got myself out of bed this morning with enough time to play solar before work. Started off with the Lunt50 scope double stacked, while I like this for visual work, it's not my favourite for imaging. In the end went wit my ED60 with my nice Lunt 50mm etalon. There was bands of haze close to the horizon with the sun low down, but it didn't stop me imaging. Always a nice way to start the day!

Imageha-fd-bw by Mark Townley, on Flickr

Imageha-fd-colour by Mark Townley, on Flickr

Will try again in the morning assuming I get up early enough.

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Re: Full Disk Before Work - 14th May

Post by David_The_Bears_Fan » Tue May 14, 2019 8:14 pm

Defeated the alarm clock today then Mark :) Paid dividends with a nice disk. Need to make my mind up on the H Alpha upgrade :?
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Re: Full Disk Before Work - 14th May

Post by MapleRidge » Wed May 15, 2019 12:36 am

Hi Mark...

Great image to start the day :bow

I started the day (and finished) in rain again!!!

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Re: Full Disk Before Work - 14th May

Post by marktownley » Wed May 15, 2019 8:17 am

Thanks guys! Got up early again this morning, just processing the pics.
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Re: Full Disk Before Work - 14th May

Post by Montana » Wed May 15, 2019 11:18 am

Well done Mark :hamster: super full discs :bow

I leave for work many hours before the sun rises over my trees even in summer ;)
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Re: Full Disk Before Work - 14th May

Post by Christopher » Wed May 15, 2019 12:56 pm

I admire your get up and go attitude and especially your images Mark. Excellent FDs.
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Re: Full Disk Before Work - 14th May

Post by ffellah » Wed May 15, 2019 2:33 pm

A lovely disk, Mark. I share with you waking up early and imaging as a good way to start the day and have good seeing...

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Re: Full Disk Before Work - 14th May

Post by marktownley » Wed May 15, 2019 7:33 pm

Thanks everyone! I think it will be too cloudy / hazy thursday morning, but we will see!
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