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Jan 13, 2020 FDs +

Post by Astrophil » Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:02 am

Although a little hazy and not much solar excitement, it was nice to get some sunshine. Images were taken with a LS 80 with and without a 5x Powermate and although the scope lacks the wow factor, it sure beats just staring at the Sun.
Here's my take on the 13th of January.

Phil

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Re: Jan 13, 2020 FDs +

Post by rsfoto » Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:04 am

Hi Phil,

Very good images. Like the full disc. Maybe atiny trial in better tuning ¿? I know it is difficult with the famous little golden wheels ...

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Re: Jan 13, 2020 FDs +

Post by JochenM » Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:01 am

Nice set of images, Phil. I wouldn't say they lack any "wow factor", especially the closeups look brilliant.


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Re: Jan 13, 2020 FDs +

Post by marktownley » Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:10 am

Really nice collection of images Phil. The scope definitely has a wow to it.


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Re: Jan 13, 2020 FDs +

Post by Carbon60 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:48 am

Nice images, Phil.

Your full disks are beautifully uniform. Nice close views too.

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Re: Jan 13, 2020 FDs +

Post by Montana » Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:09 am

These are super Phil :hamster: :bow

I know what you mean about the full disc, after seeing Rainer's DS full disc I have never been quite happy with my Solarscopes recently. I spent ages tuning and I can't replicate Rainer's, my full discs are very similar in bandwidth to yours.

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Post by MAURITS » Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:42 am

Lovely images Phil.


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Re: Jan 13, 2020 FDs +

Post by MalVeauX » Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:22 pm

Fantastic series Phil!

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Re: Jan 13, 2020 FDs +

Post by Astrophil » Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:47 pm

Thanks for the kind comments and encouragement. Much appreciated.
Rainer, I agree that tuning could use a little adjusting. With the pressure tuning controls it seems I get tired of turning the knobs berore it gets tuned properly. I will persevere.
Alexandra, I have never noticed a bandwidth issue in your images. With this little Lunt scope, I can address the tuning but the bandwith is what it is. Sometimes perfection seems just out of reach.

Thanks again, and clear skies.

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Re: Jan 13, 2020 FDs +

Post by krakatoa1883 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:35 pm

Great discs, the first image is particularly well balanced.


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Re: Jan 13, 2020 FDs +

Post by eroel » Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:37 pm

Phil:
Super images, perfect FD´s.
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Re: Jan 13, 2020 FDs +

Post by mattwastell » Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:04 am

Thanks Phil - the disc looks great. I must get out soon & have a look!


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Re: Jan 13, 2020 FDs +

Post by Martin_S » Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:14 am

Phil, they are great images, thanks for sharing them with us.

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Re: Jan 13, 2020 FDs +

Post by ffellah » Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:08 am

A great looking set, Phil. The Lunt 80 is a great scope for this.

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Re: Jan 13, 2020 FDs +

Post by salvo lauricella » Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:57 pm

Beautiful set of images, Phil!



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Re: Jan 13, 2020 FDs +

Post by Astrophil » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:52 pm

Thank you all for the kind comments!

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