X2.9 Flare & Coronal Rain in CaK 27th May

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X2.9 Flare & Coronal Rain in CaK 27th May

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Hi All.

I was out this morning trying to image in CaK in between the fast scudding clouds when I got an alert for the X2.9 flare. Took me a few seconds hunting round before I realised it was on the limb, but it was awe inspiring! I only had 5 mins before I was completely clouded out, but, as you can see a lot happens in 5 minutes on the sun! Taken at 66mm f15, with a 2x cemax and the zwo290mm.

ImageCoronal-Rain-CaK-1200px by Mark Townley, on Flickr

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Re: X2.9 Flare & Coronal Rain in CaK 27th May

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Awesome Mark! That was about the same amount of time I got on my CaK animation! Yours is a tad sharper! ;)


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Re: X2.9 Flare & Coronal Rain in CaK 27th May

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Fantastic capture Mark. You have really upped the Ca prominence standard.
Was this the SE limb? AR3664 coming around?


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Thanks Warren, thanks David. Yup, the monster is on the return ;)


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Re: X2.9 Flare & Coronal Rain in CaK 27th May

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Thats an amazing capture Mark. Those flare loops are sharp. Great work


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That's one super animation, your CaK filter setup is performing a brilliantly.

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Re: X2.9 Flare & Coronal Rain in CaK 27th May

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Woooow! Incredible animation, Mark! Great catching of X2.9 on the limb!


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Re: X2.9 Flare & Coronal Rain in CaK 27th May

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Great catch, animation looks terrific Mark!


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WooHoo!! Beautiful work Mark. CaK loops, animated and in color.🤠👍🏻👍🏻

Very nice sharp details too.

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Re: X2.9 Flare & Coronal Rain in CaK 27th May

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Stunning little animation Mark, the next week or two should be very interesting (if the weather plays ball)


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Re: X2.9 Flare & Coronal Rain in CaK 27th May

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Thanks everyone, appreciate the comments. Rain today, but i'm on the boat rewiring some 12 volt systems and giving the battery bank annual maintenance. Anyway, here's a couple of images from the same time from just before the flare alert, seeing wasn't great, but it was better than todays grey skies! :lol:

Imagear13695 CaK 66mm f15 2x cemax zwo290mm by Mark Townley, on Flickr

Imagear13685 CaK 66mm f15 2x cemax zwo290mm by Mark Townley, on Flickr


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You used the sunshine well Mark, cool images and animation.


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Awesome CaK loops animation, Mark. Never saw one before. Fantastic catch.

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Beautiful capture Mark.


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Thanks gents!


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Terrific images and animation! Let's hope for more fireworks (within reason!) from this AR.

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Great animation Mark, proms in the Ca K line are hard to detect


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Thanks everyone for your kind comments!


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Splendid Mark!


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Great stuff. The proms coming over the brow - its like a song "what's that coming over the hill, is it a monster, is it a monster" :lol: Will it bring aurorae this time?


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Fabulous results, Mark! Love the additions too!!


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Love the animation.
It must be so satisfying to make your own equipment, spot imperfections, know how to correct them and then get a fantastic result like this.
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Superb, Mark. The animation is really something special. Beautifully done.

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Beautiful capture and presentation Mark.

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