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danfleetwood
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The Sun and the gigantic sunspot

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Had a little bit of fun with the Sun the last few days seeing as the only clear skies we get seem to be mid afternoon.

A few taken with a white light filter and a Celestron 4SE. The image with a much more detailed surface was taken with a Daystar Solar Scout. Both scopes were coupled with a 290mm mono camera. False colour added in professing.

Many thanks

Dan
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Re: The Sun and the gigantic sunspot

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Great images. I love the the first one that shows wave after wave of darker features rippling across the solar surface. Kind thoughts, Bob
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danfleetwood wrote: Sat Jul 03, 2021 9:25 am Both scopes were coupled with a 290mm mono camera.
I was trying to work out what a 290mm camera was. After Googling, I guess it's the ZWO ASI 290MM rather than the size of the camera! I thought a 29cm front lens was a bit big :)
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RMSteele wrote: Sat Jul 03, 2021 11:06 am Great images. I love the the first one that shows wave after wave of darker features rippling across the solar surface. Kind thoughts, Bob
Thanks Bob
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Re: The Sun and the gigantic sunspot

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SkyBrowser wrote: Sat Jul 03, 2021 11:13 am
danfleetwood wrote: Sat Jul 03, 2021 9:25 am Both scopes were coupled with a 290mm mono camera.
I was trying to work out what a 290mm camera was. After Googling, I guess it's the ZWO ASI 290MM rather than the size of the camera! I thought a 29cm front lens was a bit big :)
I did realise this after posting! :) it is indeed the Zwo asi
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Super images - the Sun can be surprisingly very interesting as your images show.
Best wishes from Cliff
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Cliff wrote: Sat Jul 03, 2021 6:36 pm Super images - the Sun can be surprisingly very interesting as your images show.
Best wishes from Cliff
Fully agree Cliff and thank you. Seems the activity is starting to pick up a little.
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Excellent images! :D
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Re: The Sun and the gigantic sunspot

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Such beautiful detail. Thanks for taking the time to share these images.

Best wishes, Jeff.
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