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Forum: IceTrade Archives 07-05-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By John W
Coronado DS unit for SM II 60 mm solar scope

Coronado Solarmax II 60 mm Richview DS tuner.
This is a H-alpha 60 mm narrowband unit for use in double stacking only.
Screws into the front of the above scope (which will be already threaded)....
Forum: Solar System 01-05-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By John W
Nice shot Richard, this is what I saw as well....

Nice shot Richard, this is what I saw as well. This is a useful image because it shows the connection between a filament and prominence. Thanks , John W.
Forum: Solar System 23-04-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By John W
April 23 Monster prom.

Thanks Richard, Glad you saw it too. I have watched it now for a few hours thru the clouds - it appear fairly stable. Too much cloud now (3 pm afternoon). Cheers, JW.
Forum: Solar System 23-04-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By John W
Smile April 23 Monster prom.

April 23rd. at 1.53 UT. Noticed this monster prominence on the sun today. This single exposure shot was taken thru a SM II 60 mm scope (Ha) with a Canon 550d camera. Light cloud. I measured the...
Forum: Solar System 20-04-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By John W
The sun's top half in Ha

Hi George, Nice detail in those images, well done. Cheers, John W
Forum: Solar System 10-04-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By John W
Solar proms Apr10

April 10th. Some nice prominences on the Sun today around midday. Not much else on the surface. This single exposure image was taken thru a SMII 60 mm scope with a canon 550d camera. Thanks for...
Forum: Star Parties, Club and Community Events 10-04-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 127
Posted By John W
Vic Astronomy Convention

VASTROC 2015 (the Victorian Astronomy Convention) is on April 17-19, 2015 at the Discovery Science and Technology Centre in Bendigo. The venue is opposite the Bendigo railway station. The program is...
Forum: Solar System 06-04-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 201
Posted By John W
Eclipse pic

Central Vic. A cloudy night for me for the eclipse - this was the best I could get - mostly the moon was covered by cloud. This is not a terrific pic but it is different to the others that have been...
Forum: Solar System 06-04-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By John W
Lunar collage

Hi Paul,
Nice pics. Any details on what equip/ settings you used?
Thanks,
John W
Forum: Solar System 06-04-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By John W
Sun proms

Hi Graham, Thanks for message.
I used 1/200 sec at iso200 with a canon 550d camera - with a f2.8 50 mm lens on. Attached to a Baader eyepiece (17 mm). i.e. Afocal method. This produces an...
Forum: Solar System 31-03-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By John W
Large Prom and Crepuscular Rays

Hi Derek,
Nice of pics with interesting look. Thanks,
Cheers, John W.
Forum: Solar System 30-03-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By John W
Sun proms

March 26th. This image of the Sun and proms was taken thru a Solarmax II 60 mm scope around noon. Single exposure with a canon 550d camera. Sky was rough so I decided to go for a whole disc shot....
Forum: Astrophotography and Imaging Equipment and Discussions 23-03-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By John W
Australia camera market ??

I used these sites twice to sell gear - had no problems.
Cheers, John W.
Forum: Deep Space 23-03-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By John W
OSC Hairy Spider

Nice shot - where is this object located? Has it any NGC #? Thanks, JW.
Forum: Deep Space 21-03-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By John W
Omega cent

March 20th Central Vic. A rough windy night but I managed this single exposure (15 sec/6400 iso) of Omega Centauri thru a LX600 10" scope (alt az) with a Canon 550d camera. Thanks for viewing.
Forum: Terrestrial Photography 19-03-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By John W
A fire in the sky!

March 13th. Walked outside to see this view of the sun setting in central Victoria. Grabbed my camera and this was the result. Inspired by Derek's
sunsets/sunrises. Thanks for viewing.
Forum: Solar System 19-03-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By John W
Proms on Sun

19th March (noon). Some nice prominences on the Sun today but not much else. This pic is a single exposure thru a Solarmax II 60 mm scope (SS) with a Canon 550d camera. Sky was rough and with little...
Forum: Deep Space 13-03-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By John W
Eta carina reprocess

Hi Paul,
Great image - best I've seen. I often wonder what the natural (actual) colours of this neb are as they appear different in different pics? I just took a pic of this neb last night and mine...
Forum: Star Parties, Club and Community Events 02-03-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 165
Posted By John W
Vic Astro Convention 2015

Registration and program details for the Victorian Astronomical Convention are on the website <www.vastroc.net>. A terrific program for the weekend of April 17-19 in Bendigo Victoria.
Forum: Solar System 02-03-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By John W
Autumn Moon on March 1

First pic of the Moon for Autumn. A clear night so thought I'd take a pic at prime focus through a Meade 10" SCT. Single exposure at 1/125 sec at iso200 with Canon 550d. Thanks for viewing.
Forum: Deep Space 17-02-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By John W
Orion neb with dslr.

Mon 16th Feb. I was experimenting with my Canon 550d camera at prime focus on a Meade 10" SCT last night. This pic of the Orion neb. was a single exposure taken at 5 sec and 3200 iso. Thanks for...
Forum: Solar System 12-02-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By John W
Mega Solar Filament - Close Up

Hi Ted, Thanks for image - a really nice and big filament. Cheers,
John W.
Forum: Solar System 10-02-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By John W
Crack on the Sun?

Feb 10th 2015. A rather large filament is currently on the Sun and worth a look at if you have a Ha scope. This single exposure image was taken thru a Solarmax II 60 mm (SS) with a canon 550d camera....
Forum: Deep Space 16-01-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By John W
Eta Carina

15th Jan 2015. Last night the rain stopped and I managed to get a couple of pics with my Canon 550d camera and 300 mm telephoto lens of the Eta Carina nebula region. Exposure was 5 sec at 6400 iso....
Forum: Solar System 13-01-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By John W
Comet Jan 11 10 pm.

Sunday night Jan 11th, central Vic. Captured Comet Lovejoy high in the northern sky with a single exposure from a canon 550d camera set at 5 sec and 6400iso, 300 mm telephoto lens. Definitely see the...
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