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by Dave S
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Couple of Nice Proms Nov 27
Replies: 8
Views: 217

Re: Couple of Nice Proms Nov 27

Thanks for your comments, everyone. It's nice to get anything at all to photograph these days.
by Dave S
Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: animation 27 november
Replies: 12
Views: 257

Re: animation 27 november

Awesome animation, Paul!
by Dave S
Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: animation 27 november
Replies: 8
Views: 172

Re: animation 27 november

Awesome animation, Paul!
by Dave S
Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Couple of Nice Proms Nov 27
Replies: 8
Views: 217

Couple of Nice Proms Nov 27

I wasn't sure it was worth it to set up for these dim proms at first, but with some exposure tweaking they looked pretty nice.
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by Dave S
Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Hawk Repurposed My Solar Scope
Replies: 9
Views: 308

Hawk Repurposed My Solar Scope

I woke up this morning planning to take some shots of the active region on the solar limn, but when I looked out at my canvas-covered scope there was a Cooper's Hawk using it as a perch. The sky is cloudy so he got to keep his perch for now. CoopersHawkTelescopePerch_DSCN4679.jpg CoopersHawkTelescop...
by Dave S
Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: November 18, Tiny Sunspots And Proms
Replies: 5
Views: 142

November 18, Tiny Sunspots And Proms

Well it is nice to see something happening on the Sun to photograph today! The little AR has three spots and a couple of interesting small proms. Here's what I got:
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by Dave S
Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Parker Solar Probe update
Replies: 4
Views: 249

Re: Parker Solar Probe update

TheSkyBurner wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:28 pm
my initials are APL :)
I worked at APL when I was a young engineer. There was always something wonderful happening there.
by Dave S
Thu Nov 08, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Today's Faint Proms | HA | Nov 7th 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 218

Re: Today's Faint Proms | HA | Nov 7th 2018

Beautiful little proms, Marty. Size isn't everything! :cool:
by Dave S
Thu Oct 25, 2018 4:00 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Wednesday's Proms And Disk
Replies: 3
Views: 151

Wednesday's Proms And Disk

These proms were large but faint so I had to crank up the gain and exposure to get them to show decently.
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by Dave S
Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Crazy Big Proms Today! And Full Disc | 150mm HA | Oct 24th 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 388

Re: Crazy Big Proms Today! And Full Disc | 150mm HA | Oct 24th 2018

Very nice images, Marty! The big proms were pretty faint and you did a great job capturing them.
by Dave S
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: ISS pass 19th October 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 562

Re: ISS pass 19th October 2018

Great catch! That's pretty rare.

Catching the transit in H-a would be awesome, but the exposures are longer and the motion might blur.
by Dave S
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: ISS pass 19th October 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 460

Re: ISS pass 19th October 2018

Great catch! That's pretty rare.

Catching the transit in H-a would be awesome, but the exposures are longer and the motion might blur.
by Dave S
Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Prominence menagerie from yesterday's Sun
Replies: 5
Views: 248

Prominence menagerie from yesterday's Sun

Grabbed some proms in iffy seeing
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by Dave S
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Prom and AR from Oct16
Replies: 7
Views: 230

Re: Prom and AR from Oct16

Beautiful images!
by Dave S
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: AR2724, Flaring, Animation, Proms and Full Disc | HA | Oct 13th 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 301

Re: AR2724, Flaring, Animation, Proms and Full Disc | HA | Oct 13th 2018

Nice set, Marty! And great action capture in the animation!
by Dave S
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:58 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: A very special prom on Oct 10
Replies: 19
Views: 862

Re: A very special prom on Oct 10

Those are stunning shots!
by Dave S
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Decent sized proms on Oct 9
Replies: 11
Views: 381

Re: Decent sized proms on Oct 9

Wow! Very impressive detail and contrast
by Dave S
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: Decent sized proms on Oct 9
Replies: 11
Views: 311

Re: Decent sized proms on Oct 9

Wow! Very impressive detail and contrast
by Dave S
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Nice Large Prom Sept 10
Replies: 6
Views: 276

Re: Nice Large Prom Sept 10

added in the surface layer:
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Another small prom group:
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by Dave S
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Nice Large Prom Sept 10
Replies: 6
Views: 276

Nice Large Prom Sept 10

Quick process of this nice prom with a curling peak. Roughly 50,000 miles high. More later when I get some time:
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by Dave S
Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Great Proms Today! 120mm HA, Sept 25th 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 293

Re: Great Proms Today! 120mm HA, Sept 25th 2018

Wonderful prom photos, Marty!
by Dave S
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Exploding arch prom from 9/19
Replies: 16
Views: 617

Re: Exploding arch prom from 9/19

That is a really cool sequence! The arch opens up and the tongue of plasma flicks through. Nice.
by Dave S
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: SPoD Archive
Topic: Exploding arch prom from 9/19
Replies: 12
Views: 331

Re: Exploding arch prom from 9/19

That is a really cool sequence! The arch opens up and the tongue of plasma flicks through. Nice.
by Dave S
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:19 am
Forum: This is SolarChat !!
Topic: Closure of National Solar Observatory remains shrouded in secrecy
Replies: 5
Views: 544

Re: Closure of National Solar Observatory remains shrouded in secrecy

And the answer is child porn: The source of child pornography was traced to an IP address used at the observatory and a source within the building observed a computer with "not good" images on it, the warrant states. An investigation by the FBI revealed that a janitor is the main suspect in the sear...