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Davenn

The Sun in Ha, 21 April 2018

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The Sun in Ha 21 Apr 2018
Absolutely crap seeing conditions... even the "blue" parts of the sky between the cloud gaps had a high haze.
Nice new active region (AR2706) with spots and a nice prominence showing a large detached section
Lunt LS60THa, ASI 1600MM camera and Sharpcap capture software

Full Disk

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AR2706

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Prominences and nice large detached section

(haven't seen one that well detached before)

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Dave

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1 hour ago, Merlin66 said:

Dave,

Very nice.

We've been hampered by mist and smoke haze for the past few days.....

Have you considered using Corono to give a better display of the proms?

http://sweiller.free.fr/Softwares/Corono/corono.html

yeah, know the feeling. those bushfires on the SW side of Sydney really screwed up the skies

 

haven't heard of that software .... will go have a look

thanks for the recommendation :)

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great shots Dave, the AR Is looking great today, I found it hard to pull myself away from the ep to take some vids. well done. charl. 

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Thanks guys

appreciate the comments :)

15 hours ago, David Smith said:

Nice Dave, where did you find that prom :ohmy:

it was a pleasant surprise to see that in the eyepiece.

The best that I have ever seen with my gear so far

 

Dave

 

 

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Nice captures, Dave.  That plasma lift-off is stunning.

Thanks for the shares.

Clear Skies

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17 hours ago, Pete Presland said:

A fine set of images, despite the conditions. The detached prom is excellent. 

 

16 hours ago, johnfosteruk said:

Nicely captured what with the haze hampering your efforts. The prom is impressive!

 

Thanks Pete and John

 

We have had arsonist bush fires, council hazard reduction bush fires , both causing so much haziness

and then just a bit of natural high cloud haze ..... all of which has been making solar or nite time astronomy difficult to impossible

 

Dave

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