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Ewan

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  1. Way too warm for anything really good on Friday but clear skies means the gear comes out. A few Ha caught but more WL than anything tbh Have a great weekend people
  2. Now that came out really well Charl.....;-)
  3. Spot on mate !!
  4. That's a pretty neat BIG set there fella
  5. For sure Dave, I noticed it a while ago, I knew 100% I had good data, put it through AS!3 & got a very blurry image, tried !2 & it was fine. Ive probably binned good data because of it
  6. Sorry edit button seems kaput!! I meant to say that I usually use AS!3 for all my solar processing but I found that AS!2 gives totally different results so that's the one I used for these. Into ImPPG for sharpening, PS for false colouring.
  7. 25-06-2020 White Light AZEQ6-GT 152mm Tecnosky 3.8 Solarfilm + Baader Green Filter Point Grey IMX174 I was just trying different filters in single & combined with a Baader Green, haven't got a clue what 'combo' those were though , my first FD where I didn't do a mosaic as well.
  8. Some WL imaging instead this day & my first FD without doing a Hi Res mosaic. Have a great weekend
  9. Very nice images, looks like that little group could do some great stuff, fingers crossed
  10. Sorry to hear that fella, how is the 2nd hand one image wise ? I could do with a prom version or something around the 0.8A area would be nice.
  11. Try AS!2 fella & compare the two
  12. Cheers Dave, yeah long time no see fella, after last years washout I kinda lost hope for a while, it's been very very quiet & then this. Very lucky catch, right time / right place n all fella. That region has gone quiet for now mate but as you know surprises do happen so keep on trying & keep your peeps peeled
  13. Try shinning a very bright LED torch on it, it the ITF is failing you will see it clearly, sometimes rusts in rings from the outer edge in (because of lack of edge coating protection maybe) or in little patches, contact supplier they may well fix it for you. Atb
  14. My usual setup :- 152mm F5.9 Technosky Achro AZEQ6-GT... Daystar Quark Chromosphere Baader 135mm D-ERF gives effective F30 ish Point Grey IMX174 HP Pavillion, 16GB,i3-5010U @ 2.10GHz Sammy 850EVO SSD (in case people were wondering) Aquasition Details:- 29/05/2020 12:28:32PM - 12:50:41PM 1658 Frames, 10 sec capture, EXP 6Ms, Gain 20935,Gamma 1, Pixel depth Mono16, FPS 141, Stacked 50%, ImPPG, Normalised, Aligned then Gimp 180.tif 185.tif 308.tif 532.tif 675.tif 730.tif 860.tif different.tif
  15. Not many chances of Solar Imaging this year so far but caught this one. AR2741 from the 12th late afternoon AZEQ6-GT 152mm Technosky Refractor @ f5.9 135mm Baader D-ERF Daystar Quark Chromosphere + Eliminator PG IMX174 5862 Frames, 4Ms 30 second capture @ 195Fps 1024 x 768 Mono16 Best 45% Frames stacked in AS!3, ImPPG then tweaked in PS Atb
  16. Very nice, I seriously maybe need to get an ERF for my 203mm SCT ?
  17. Nice set there Charl, seems your seeing wasn't that bad. I actually managed to get my solar imaging for 2019 off the starting blocks myself today as well....................yippee ?
  18. Tough conditions Dave BUT it's all good practice for getting settings etc right for when things heat up, which they will ?
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