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xtreemchaos

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  1. xtreemchaos

    lovely dusk moon 17-9-18 19.00

    thanks Kayce ,mate your pic is good, under the condition we have had where we have to rush with impending cloud, ive only got focus through potluck and knowing the where my focus is on my draw tube. try staxing next, its easy. clear skys. charl.
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    Viewing the sun directly through my 12" dob

    I must agree a frac would be a much better tool, something from 80mm to 120mm f5 to f7.5, but you would still get good views with a newt but as said not ideal. charl.
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    Viewing the sun directly through my 12" dob

    yes that would be great, and the shroud is a must or all you will see is light coming in from the opening. charl.
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    Viewing the sun directly through my 12" dob

    your going to need a filter covering your open end or if you have a small cap in your large cap you could put a filter on that but the full option would be the better. badder solar film is great for making your own. you will beable to use your eps as useal. charl. ps heres the film https://www.firstlightoptics.com/solar-filters/baader-astrosolar-safety-film-nd-50.html you can also get glass filter but there pricey and at 12inch I think you may have to reduce the size because I don't think the film is big enough or maybe thay do bigger sizes.
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    Moon and Mars

    great moon mate, with the moon it helps to stack a number of images, I go for at least 50 but 100 or more is better, your a tad out of focus but a good image all the same, a barlow would be good for mars, mars is tricky at the best of times. clear skys. charl.
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    lovely dusk moon 17-9-18 19.00

    thanks Wouter , its a daylight shot mate, it would only result in making noise to darken the background, my goal is to show as is mate. its a nice lighting at dusk if you catch at the right time. clear skys, charl.
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    lovely dusk moon 17-9-18 19.00

    hi guys just a qwick dusk moon grabbed through a gap in the permacloud. kit starwave 102 f11,1200d. hope you all have better skys than my cursed horizon . thanks for looking. charl. wide. closer.
  8. xtreemchaos

    Todays Prom Action 13-9-18

    thanks Hughsie, ive been clouded out since mate, darn weather. hope you have good skys. charl.
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    Sun Ha Proms on NE limb Sept 14, 2018

    great Shot John, still under cloud here mate, I did get a short look today theres some nice proms around the disc, I got one cloudy vid ill have a look at it after F1 but very poor conditions here. hope you have clear mate. charl.
  10. xtreemchaos

    Sol 12-9-2018 Ha

    Great shots Steve, same old cloud here mate. well done. charl.
  11. xtreemchaos

    Thanks to all regular solar imagers on SGL

    thanks Mark, your most welcome and thanks for your kind comments. I feel theres something learking round the limb, well that's what I keep telling myself. clear skys, charl.
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    Todays Prom Action 13-9-18

    thanks Dave, you been hard at work mate, you havnt missed much, i think these proms have been the hilite of the month for me, still loads of cloud here today, i did try thismorrning but with no luck, the proms are still showing according to gong. clear skys, charl.
  13. im going to have to say it, crazzy money for a travel scope, a £500 ed scope would do the job just fine, is it made of gold or something, im sorry to be a neg but i was shocked to see the price and what its for. charl.
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    Todays Prom Action 13-9-18

    thanks Pete, your so kind mate, no luck today the darn cloud is back . clear skys, charl.
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    Todays Prom Action 13-9-18

    thanks Steve, wishing you clear mate, im clouded out today. charl.
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