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Forum: Beginners Equipment Discussions 29-07-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By John W
Solar filters

Hi, I have tested glass solar filters and baader astro film filters on a refractor and SCT, and found I get much better images with the film with both types of scope. If you have a refractor the best...
Forum: Solar System 22-07-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By John W
Prom on 22 july

22nd July 4 am UT (2 pm AEST). Not much activity in the way of sunspots at the moment but since it was a nice sunny day I found this prominence on the Sun. Taken thru a SM II 60 scope (Ha) and Canon...
Forum: Equipment Discussions 17-07-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By John W
Meades LX850

Hi, Hopefully you read the review in IIS equipment reviews of the Meade LX600 - works much the same as the LX850 ? Cheers, John W.
Forum: Solar System 08-07-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By John W
7th july H alpha

Hi Gus,
Nice detail - looks like a rough sky going by the ripple around the limb. Has been rough where i live as well and lots of cloud. Cheers, John W.
Forum: Solar System 07-07-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By John W
July 7 sunspots

July 7th, Vic. Have been following some large sunspot groups across the sun. Cloudy again today but managed a small break in the clouds to capture this single exposure shot. Shows (L to R) AR2109,...
Forum: Solar System 07-07-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By John W
H-alpha Sun July 6th

Hi Peter, Great picture with lots of detail. How many frames combined? Well done, Thanks, John W.
Forum: Solar System 07-07-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
Posted By John W
Ceres and vesta converge over 9 nights

Aidan, Terrific result, lucky you got 9 nights in a row of clear skies.
Not sure where you live or what equipment you used? Thanks and well done. Cheers, John W.
Forum: Solar System 06-07-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By John W
Sunspots on 4 July

To GUS.K, I used 1/200 sec @ 200 iso, normal filters in my Baader wedge. Also canon 550d camera. Cheers, John W.
Forum: Solar System 04-07-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By John W
Sunspots on 4 July

4th July, 2.30 pm VIC. A nice lot of sunspots today - had to wait for the clouds to move off - had a couple of minutes to take this single exposure shot in poor conditions. Shows sunspot groups AR...
Forum: Solar System 13-06-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By John W
through high whispy cloud ....

Hi David, Nice set of pics. Well done. Cheers, John W.
Forum: Solar System 12-06-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By John W
june 9th Sol FDHa

Hi David, Nice detail in those shots - also some interesting features. Thanks for the pics, Cheers, John W.
Forum: Solar System 09-06-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By John W
Sun June 9th

June 9th. Nice sunny morning to view the sun after many cloudy/rainy days in Vic. These two images taken this morning around 11 am. Yellow image is thru a WO 81 mm scope with Baader wedge. Orange...
Forum: Solar System 09-06-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 342
Posted By John W
big prom active now

Hi Houghy, Grabbed my Ha scope this morning at 10.45 am AEST. Saw the prom - it was faint but had a few looping parts over wide area around limb.
Thanks for info. John W.
Forum: Solar System 06-06-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By John W
Sun on June 6

June 6th 11 am. Central Vic. Finally got a sunny day to take a look at the sun. This pic is a single exposure thru a Canon 550d camera attached to a SM II 60 mm Ha scope. Exposed for the prominences...
Forum: Solar System 30-05-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By John W
May Sun

Hi Derek,
Terrific set of pics - would make a good poster. Well done. regards, John W.
Forum: Solar System 12-05-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By John W
May 12th Sun

May 12th. 1 pm. A sunny day allowed me to take twop ics of the Sun in different wavelengths. The orange one a Ha shot (N up) showing surface detail. The yellow pic is at 540 nm thru a Baader wedge...
Forum: Solar System 12-05-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 110
Posted By John W
May 11th Sun in H-alpha

Hi Peter, Superb detail, well done. Cheers, John W.
Forum: Solar System 08-05-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By John W
May 8th, Sunspots

May 8th. This image shows sunspot groups AR2057 & 2055 (upper left) and AR2056 (lower left), on the eastern side of the Sun. Single exposure image with a Canon 550d camera, through a Baader wedge at...
Forum: Solar System 08-05-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By John W
May 8th solar proms.

May 8th, 1.16 pm. Some nice prominences and sunspots visible today.
This single exposure image was taken thru a SM II 60 mm scope (SS) with a Canon 550d camera. North is up. Larger sunspot on...
Forum: Solar System 08-05-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By John W
Limb Surge UT04:34-04:59

Hi Derek,
Great set of images. Well done. Cheers, John W
Forum: Solar System 05-05-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By John W
a very windy blown Sunday SOL - May the forth be with you

Hi Houghy (David),
Thanks for the pics. All cloudy in down south and rainy. Cheers,
John W.
Forum: Solar System 11-04-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 89
Posted By John W
Solar proms Apr 11

April 11, 2 pm. A short break in clouds allowed me to take this pic of the Sun today. Solarmax II 60 scope, single exposure with a Canon 550d camera. Not many sunspots but a few proms of interest....
Forum: Equipment Discussions 01-04-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By John W
Review:Meade LX600 10" SCT

Hi Gareth,
Thanks for your comments. I'm sure you'd be happy with an LX600 10". If you are happy to pull it apart to shift about it would be fine. I prefer to leave mine set up in its dome. Good...
Forum: Equipment Discussions 20-03-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By John W
Mount for Coronado Solarmax 60

I presume you have read the IIS equipment reviews - Solarmax 60 Part 2.
There is a really solid alt az mount I use in it - available from Andrews.
Cheers, John W.
Forum: Equipment Discussions 15-03-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By John W
Review: Meade LX600 10" SCT

Hi Shane, Thanks for comments. The LX600 is much heavier and larger than the LX90. The person who brought my LX90 did so because it was much lighter to shift around. Cheers.
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