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Old 19-01-2019, 10:56 AM
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Solar proms in Ha visible

Anyone who has a Ha scope and wants to try it out.....
Check GONG
http://halpha.nso.edu/

There a couple of pretty large ( well, for this time in the cycle!) proms which make interesting viewing.
Images to follow.....
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Old 19-01-2019, 12:55 PM
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The largest of the proms....still processing.

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Old 19-01-2019, 02:50 PM
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Thanks Ken,nice capture. There were a few proms yesterday as well, had a quick look but too hot(38 deg).
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Old 19-01-2019, 04:28 PM
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Ivan,
Thanks!

I was actually testing the SM60/ED80 with a PST mod to achieve a DS configuration.
Using the ASI 174, x2.5PM and tilter.
The results are looking promising - getting the spiculation edge layer reasonably clean of the Photosphere.
Onwards and Upwards.
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Old 19-01-2019, 09:01 PM
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Nice - I knew I should have wheeled out the scopes today!!
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Old 19-01-2019, 09:18 PM
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Every day is different.
I always check GONG first thing.....
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Old 19-01-2019, 09:52 PM
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Too many clouds here in FNQ, I'll have to just live off your images Ken
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Old 19-01-2019, 10:27 PM
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It is all very well for YOU LOT, we live in the UK

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Old 19-01-2019, 10:46 PM
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Do you even have a sun up there? LOL...

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