May 23, 2020 AR in Ha

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May 23, 2020 AR in Ha

Post by Astrophil » Sat May 23, 2020 8:56 pm

Hi All,

Not even a bit of blue sky this morning, only white haze and clouds. It's been so long since I've imaged the Sun I had to give it a try. The region of activity was the sole target as the proms were pretty much washed out. To my surprise the sky was steady. The 6" Mak was used along with the Solar Spectrum etalon to capture two views of the region. With and without a focal reducer.

Phil
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Re: May 23, 2020 AR in Ha

Post by Starry Jack » Sat May 23, 2020 8:58 pm

Gorgeous


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Re: May 23, 2020 AR in Ha

Post by dhkaiser » Sat May 23, 2020 8:59 pm

Wow images, thanks for posting.


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Re: May 23, 2020 AR in Ha

Post by rsfoto » Sat May 23, 2020 9:16 pm

Very nice and crispy


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Re: May 23, 2020 AR in Ha

Post by EGRAY-OBSERVATORY » Sat May 23, 2020 9:17 pm

Excellent images Phil - thanks

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Re: May 23, 2020 AR in Ha

Post by DeepSolar64 » Sun May 24, 2020 5:00 am

Stunning. Very nice resolution!!


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Re: May 23, 2020 AR in Ha

Post by Carbon60 » Sun May 24, 2020 6:53 am

Very nice indeed, Phil. More rain due here today, but tomorrow looks promising. Glad you’re getting some Sun to continue to show off the capability of that setup of yours.

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Re: May 23, 2020 AR in Ha

Post by Montana » Sun May 24, 2020 5:41 pm

Very beautiful detail in these Phil :bow :bow

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Re: May 23, 2020 AR in Ha

Post by Astrophil » Sun May 24, 2020 7:02 pm

Thank you, Jack, Dan, Terry, and James for the kind comments.

Rainer, "crispy"? I hope not overly so. I do have a tendency to process the images until the pixels cry out for me to stop. These images are beginning to look less photographic and more cartoonish to me. Maybe related to the haze they were shot through or hopefully not the processing path I've gone down recently.

Stu, I wish you clear and steady skies so you can set a good example. Lighting and subject matter play such an important role in this hobby.
Alexandra, thank you.

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Re: May 23, 2020 AR in Ha

Post by JochenM » Sun May 24, 2020 7:28 pm

Nice results, Phil!



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Re: May 23, 2020 AR in Ha

Post by p_zetner » Sun May 24, 2020 9:03 pm

Beautiful images, Phil.
Your setup is certainly capable of producing some stunning results.
I also tend to push the processing into the "overdone" zone but I don't think these are examples of overprocessing.
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Re: May 23, 2020 AR in Ha

Post by yltansg » Mon May 25, 2020 7:36 am

Hi Phil,

Both images look great and offer different perspectives. The thought that came to my mind, our images will be even more beautiful with better seeing. Look forward to seeing more of them.

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Re: May 23, 2020 AR in Ha

Post by marktownley » Mon May 25, 2020 12:32 pm

These are excellent Phil. Not overdone at all in my eyes.


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