Jump to content

Stargazers Lounge Uses Cookies

Like most websites, SGL uses cookies in order to deliver a secure, personalised service, to provide social media functions and to analyse our traffic. Continued use of SGL indicates your acceptance of our cookie policy.

sgl_imaging_challenge_banner_solar_25.thumb.jpg.f1d5d01d306644f613efd90ef96b314c.jpg

Rusted

1.4.19 Spots before the eyes.

Recommended Posts

Earlier blue skies now being spoilt by scruffy, secondhand clouds sent over from Gravely Blighted.

Two small but distinct, widely spaced spots in white light. Some interesting disturbance visible around the smaller one.

H-a: Much larger area of plage with darker areas and one large, clear spot on one edge.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)

Better day here today, now the clouds have kindly popped off across the channel,  apart from trying to image between gusts of wind.

Spots developing and nice prom on the oncoming rim.

Dave

Edited by Davey-T
  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It was hardly worth freezing in the obs. for most of the morning.
Went in for lunch and out comes the sun on automatic pilot.

There's an arched prom on the opposite edge of the disk.

The spot group is very complex at higher powers. I used up to 220x in WL in the 7" with a Baader SC.
The main spot is a 1½ double. The second a crescent of several smaller spots. A third and smaller spot lies off to one side.
Large area of disturbed surface in both WL and H-a. Much more so in H-a.

Convinced myself [briefly] I was seeing overall surface texture [supergranulation?] in WL but then the cloud came back again. :crybaby2:

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.