May 19th Sunshine

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May 19th Sunshine

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Good day everyone...

I had Sunday to work at home and the backlog of jobs was long so I only worked on testing out an 8:, f5.6 Newtonian OTA that a friend lent me to try out for solar. I only did FD images through the Baader Continuum, Altair 2nm G-Band, and the Baader K-Line filters with a full aperture Baader OD5 filter. The camera was the ASI1600MM at prime focus. I have a piece of OD3.8 on its way to swap pout the visual grade but making do with what I have for now.

The images are posted below in the order of WL, G-Band, and K-Line is last:
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I plan to see how this scope does in Ha once I get my Daystar Quantum back in a few weeks time...currently having the etalon replaced by them.

I did an image of the moon Sunday night as well, through the same scope/camera combo:
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That's it from the weekend astronomy endeavors ;) I have to head back to work and face the mad rush for seed and fertilizer and try to find time later today to setup for a new batch of honey bees that I need homes for on Thursday.

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10'x15 Roll-off Roof Observatory
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WL, G-Band & CaK Setup: Lunt Wedge & Lunt B1800CaK, Baader K-Line and Altair 2nm G-Band filter
ASI1600MM, ASI432MM, ASI294MM Pro, ASI174MM, ASI462MM
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Re: May 19th Sunshine

Post by Ibbo »

Did I spot an interloper. :D :D :D

Nice images Brian


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Re: May 19th Sunshine

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A nice set there, Brian.

Stu.


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Re: May 19th Sunshine

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These are nice disks Brian!


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A few pics of the scope used:
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Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/185395281@N08/albums

10'x15 Roll-off Roof Observatory
Takahashi EM400 Mount carrying:
C14 + Lunt 80ED
Deep Sky Work - ASI294MM Pro+EFW 7x36/Canon 60D (Ha mod), ONAG
Planetary Work - SBIG CFW10, ASI462MM

2.2m Diameter Dome
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Orion EON 130ED, f7 OTA for Day & Night Use
Ha Setup: Lunt LS80PT/LS75FHa/B1200Ha + Home Brew Lunt Double Stack/B1800Ha on the Orion OTA + Daystar Quantum
WL, G-Band & CaK Setup: Lunt Wedge & Lunt B1800CaK, Baader K-Line and Altair 2nm G-Band filter
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Steve, Stuart, and Mark...

Thanks for your feedback on the images...much appreciated :bow

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10'x15 Roll-off Roof Observatory
Takahashi EM400 Mount carrying:
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Deep Sky Work - ASI294MM Pro+EFW 7x36/Canon 60D (Ha mod), ONAG
Planetary Work - SBIG CFW10, ASI462MM

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Ha Setup: Lunt LS80PT/LS75FHa/B1200Ha + Home Brew Lunt Double Stack/B1800Ha on the Orion OTA + Daystar Quantum
WL, G-Band & CaK Setup: Lunt Wedge & Lunt B1800CaK, Baader K-Line and Altair 2nm G-Band filter
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These are great Brian, and excellent moon image!


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Re: May 19th Sunshine

Post by Montana »

A superb set Brian and set up :bow :hamster: lovely to see the Moon too :)

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Warren and Alexandra...

Thank-you for you comments on the solar and lunar images...very much appreciated :bow

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Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/185395281@N08/albums

10'x15 Roll-off Roof Observatory
Takahashi EM400 Mount carrying:
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Deep Sky Work - ASI294MM Pro+EFW 7x36/Canon 60D (Ha mod), ONAG
Planetary Work - SBIG CFW10, ASI462MM

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Ha Setup: Lunt LS80PT/LS75FHa/B1200Ha + Home Brew Lunt Double Stack/B1800Ha on the Orion OTA + Daystar Quantum
WL, G-Band & CaK Setup: Lunt Wedge & Lunt B1800CaK, Baader K-Line and Altair 2nm G-Band filter
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Beautiful photos and a great telescope. I got the same idea on Saturday and took a picture of the moon shortly after sunset with my solar AR200 in H-a just at prime focus. Quite a surprising result.
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Beautiful images, Brian!


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Thanks for your feedback Arne...always appreciated :bow

Your lunar shot look very good Petr!

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Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/185395281@N08/albums

10'x15 Roll-off Roof Observatory
Takahashi EM400 Mount carrying:
C14 + Lunt 80ED
Deep Sky Work - ASI294MM Pro+EFW 7x36/Canon 60D (Ha mod), ONAG
Planetary Work - SBIG CFW10, ASI462MM

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iOptron CEM70G Mount carrying:
Orion EON 130ED, f7 OTA for Day & Night Use
Ha Setup: Lunt LS80PT/LS75FHa/B1200Ha + Home Brew Lunt Double Stack/B1800Ha on the Orion OTA + Daystar Quantum
WL, G-Band & CaK Setup: Lunt Wedge & Lunt B1800CaK, Baader K-Line and Altair 2nm G-Band filter
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Re: May 19th Sunshine

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Brian,
Your solar pics look great and the lunar one really got my attention!

Petr,
I really like your lunar shot too. It has very good contrast!

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