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August 11th Sun - a few angles

Post by MapleRidge » Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:45 pm

Hi all...

I was hoping for a more productive session today, but between clouds and computer shut down after a couple of full disk images and an attempt at some higher res shots.

Visually, the disk was pretty much blank in the LS80T/DSII/B1200 scope. I made separate disk and limb exposures to create the composite image below (limb inverted). There were a few small proms and small filaments, as well as a bit of an active prom around the 1'clock position where there is small disconnected piece floating above the lower parts of the prom:
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I was hoping to pick up the proms in more detail but only managed to get a two frame mosaic of the northern part of the disk (poorly matched image quality). There are a few small bright regions and a little tuft of a filament, but this was the last of the frames captured:
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Fro a different angle on the sunlight, I have attached a few images taken last night through the C14...Jupiter through an IR pass and Methane band filter and Saturn in the IR as well:
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The jetstream was over head and although the previews looked good, the stacked images are not what I was hoping for.

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Re: August 11th Sun - a few angles

Post by MAURITS » Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:10 am

All very nice captures Brian.
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Re: August 11th Sun - a few angles

Post by Carbon60 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:33 am

Nice images, Brian. I must try imaging Jupiter and Saturn sometime.

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Re: August 11th Sun - a few angles

Post by marktownley » Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:51 am

These look great Brian! The planets are way too low for me at the moment, I need to wait several more years till they are higher in the sky.
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Re: August 11th Sun - a few angles

Post by Montana » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:09 am

That's a lovely full disc and some nice hairy proms :bow

I've never seen Jupiter look like that before, that is an amazing shot! lovely Saturn too :hamster:

Nothing from me this weekend, rain, wind and cloud again. An amazing blue sky Monday morning though as usual.

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Re: August 11th Sun - a few angles

Post by ffellah » Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:40 am

A very good set, Brian. The planets came out great, with excellent detail.

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Re: August 11th Sun - a few angles

Post by MapleRidge » Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:32 am

Hi everyone...

Thanks for all the feedback and positive comments :bow

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Re: August 11th Sun - a few angles

Post by Derek Klepp » Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:51 am

Nice ones Brian Jupiter and Saturn are straight overhead down here at the moment.
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