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Davenn

The Sun in Ha, 3 March 2018

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Been a couple of weeks since I last got a chance to do some solar observing/imaging some Ha images from today.

One very large prominence and some filaments .... Lunt LS60THa and a ASI1600MM camera, Sharpcap software and some editing in LR

 

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Nice work, Dave.  I was hoping someone would capture that prom, as I'm clouded over.

Thanks for the shares.

Clear Skies

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great shots Dave, I'm having a go at the mo, not having much luck so far, I have seen the prom through the live view and it looks nice just the gaps in the cloud are very few. thanks. charl. 

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Very nice capture. No chance here as we have 18 inches of frozen snow on the ground.

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On ‎3‎/‎03‎/‎2018 at 14:21, Lowjiber said:

Nice work, Dave.  I was hoping someone would capture that prom, as I'm clouded over.

Thanks for the shares.

Clear Skies

 

HI John, thanks mate ... getting more difficult for me now,  the days are getting shorter and the sun is now too low in the sky by the time I get home from work

so if the weekend happens to be cloudy, a couple of weeks can easily go by between observing/imaging sessions  :( 


 

22 hours ago, xtreemchaos said:

great shots Dave, I'm having a go at the mo, not having much luck so far, I have seen the prom through the live view and it looks nice just the gaps in the cloud are very few. thanks. charl. 

 

 Hey Charl, Thanks :) 

yeah,  astronomy  be it day or nite stuff can be very trying at times .... I have missed the last 4 total lunar eclipses because of cloud  :(

22 hours ago, laudropb said:

Very nice capture. No chance here as we have 18 inches of frozen snow on the ground.

 

yikes .... snow is not something I have to worry about in Sydney

 

how many of you guys are aware of this handy solar tool ? .....

https://samuelastronomy.wordpress.com/tag/solar-ruler/

I used it for the first time today on the first of the images in this thread to gauge the height of that large prominence

here's the result

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probably around 60 - 65,000 km high !!

 

 

Dave

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