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First Post and Personal Achievement

Post by dragracingdan » Fri Dec 04, 2020 6:09 pm

Hey Everyone,

My first post but I've been lurking for a while trying to learn as much as possible. Lots of great information over here on the SC forum and it is much appreciated!

Here is my WL image from last Saturday 11/29 taken at 10:33 ET. This was the first time I was able to resolve some small details and see contrast inside the granules of the photosphere, and I am super excited about it!

Thanks for looking!
Dan
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Post by marktownley » Fri Dec 04, 2020 6:12 pm

That's really quite a nice image Dan, welcome to the forum. What scope did you use?


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Post by DeepSolar64 » Fri Dec 04, 2020 6:27 pm

Very, very Nice, Dan! Welcome to SolarChat!


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Post by Montana » Fri Dec 04, 2020 7:06 pm

A very warm and sunny welcome :hamster: Wow!! I'd be happy with that too :bow :hamster: in fact I would be happy to see the Sun but that's another matter :)

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Post by dragracingdan » Fri Dec 04, 2020 7:22 pm

Hi guys! Thanks for the comments and warm welcome. The scope was an AP130 along with a 4x Powermate and Baader wedge with 540nm filter

Cheers,
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Post by Starry Jack » Sat Dec 05, 2020 12:16 am

I’d be thrilled with that image!


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Post by pedro » Sat Dec 05, 2020 10:34 am

Fantastic image Dan, welcome to SolarChat. The AP130 is a fantastic instrument. I have one but I use it to image the deep-sky



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Post by dragracingdan » Sat Dec 05, 2020 10:51 am

Thank you Pedro and Jack! It's a great scope for sure and does excellent for deep sky

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Post by ffellah » Sat Dec 05, 2020 11:14 am

That is an excellent image Dan. Congratulations.

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Post by Lowjiber » Sat Dec 05, 2020 2:05 pm

Awesome image, Dan. Welcome to Solar Chat.:) Thanks for sharing your work.

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Post by JochenM » Sat Dec 05, 2020 2:23 pm

Hi Dan. Welcome to SolarChat.

That's quite the first image to come in with. Looking forward to seeing more.


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Post by dragracingdan » Sat Dec 05, 2020 2:31 pm

Thanks a lot Franco, Lowjiber and Jochen!



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Post by rsfoto » Sat Dec 05, 2020 4:14 pm

Hi Dan,

Excellent images


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Post by arnedanielsen » Sat Dec 05, 2020 6:20 pm

You’re off to a wonderful start! Great WL image Dan and welcome to SolarChat

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Post by dhkaiser » Sat Dec 05, 2020 6:52 pm

Very nice WL!


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Post by dragracingdan » Sat Dec 05, 2020 10:08 pm

Thanks Rainer, Arne and Dan!



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Post by yltansg » Sun Dec 06, 2020 1:16 pm

A very warm welcome, Dan! And that is a great first posting. Looking forward to seeing more postings from you.

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Post by MapleRidge » Sun Dec 06, 2020 1:20 pm

Welcome to the group Dan!!!

Your first post a truly excellent image...well done :bow

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Post by dragracingdan » Sun Dec 06, 2020 7:12 pm

Alfred and Brian, I appreciate the welcome and comments!

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Post by Carbon60 » Sun Dec 06, 2020 7:30 pm

Welcome, Dan. What a fabulous debut image!

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Post by eroel » Sun Dec 06, 2020 11:41 pm

Dan:
Welcome to this friendly Forum, thanks for your beautiful clean and crisp image.
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Post by dragracingdan » Mon Dec 07, 2020 12:40 am

Thank you Stu and Eric! So many talented imagers on the forum!

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