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#26 colinsk

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Posted 02 November 2008 - 10:34 PM

I found this very interesting page on the NOAA website.

Space Physics and Terrestrial Effects

It is geared for grades 7 through 12.

#27 juergens

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Posted 10 December 2008 - 03:55 AM

Hi,
my favourite site for daily information is:
http://www.lmsal.com.../latest_events/

This site offers fast approach to all relevant data concerning solar imaging, flare follow up, and data of the last days.

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#28 stephenramsden

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Posted 23 May 2009 - 04:40 AM

www.charliebates.com

www.seemysunspot.com

#29 colinsk

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Posted 01 June 2009 - 04:09 PM

NASA's Encyclopaedic Entry on the Sun:

http://www.nasa.gov/..._worldbook.html

#30 Moonlight Blues

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Posted 30 November 2009 - 07:32 PM

My site & Blog

www.moonlover.co.kr
http://blog.naver.com/gienah2

Thanks!

#31 solarGain

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Posted 28 October 2010 - 04:19 AM

Sunspotter 2.5.
A tool for grabbing the latest white-light image of the Sun and more, taken from the SOHO web site. The image corresponds to the sort of view you would see using a telescope equipped with a standard solar filter. Some brief notes are included to explain what it is you're looking at. Intended for amateur astronomers and teachers/students interested in the Sun. Free. For both mac and windows.

http://homepage.mac....sunspotter.html
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#32 colinsk

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Posted 03 November 2010 - 09:35 PM

I need that for my iPhone. :)

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Posted 05 November 2010 - 12:51 PM

Solar images comparing white light and ha viewing. What your missing if only viewing in white light! and a simple solar phenomena glossary all on one screen. All very straightforward and a quick way into solar viewing. John



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Posted 10 November 2010 - 09:14 AM

Munsell Eye Test. I thought this would be useful to gauge eye acuity in particular to "the dark adapted eye". Take a bit of time to do it. I did mine in daylight but I suspect a better result would come from doing the test in a darkened room.

http://www.colormunk...e/huetest_kiosk

Fun for all the family.
Oh my test result is as shown. John

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#35 Naturlich

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Posted 25 February 2011 - 09:49 AM

Don't think I saw this cool free program listed her, so here's my contribution:

http://jhelioviewer.org/

"What is JHelioviewer?

JHelioviewer is visualization software for solar image data based on the JPEG 2000 compression standard. JPEG 2000 offers many useful new features and has the potential to revolutionize the way high-resolution image data are disseminated and analyzed. The JPEG 2000 Interactive Protocol (JPIP) enables serving data in a highly compressed, quality-progressive, region-of-interest-based stream. These features minimize the data volume transmitted while maximizing its usability. This is especially relevant for solar physics since NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has started providing more than a terabyte of image data per day. "

#36 colinsk

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Posted 06 March 2011 - 08:55 PM

Adding the Sun to Autostar:

http://www.weasner.c...tar/as_sun.html

Make sure to read the warning on the top of the page!

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Posted 01 May 2011 - 05:00 PM

A useful website detailing 100 ground based solar observatories and the 180 instruments that populate them...

http://www.arcetri.a...ardon/EGSO/gbo/

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Posted 05 May 2011 - 01:57 PM

Movie / Animation making techniques from Rogerio Marcon

People asked for this up top so here we go...

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Posted 12 July 2011 - 04:39 PM

http://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/
Found 2 small groups that I never would have seen had I not seen the white light photo first.

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Posted 20 August 2011 - 04:51 AM

Sundial software

http://www.cloudynig...t/1#Post4755637

#41 solarGain

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Posted 29 November 2011 - 01:24 PM

Monitor Calibration.
An invaluable resource for the calibration of monitors be they CRTs, lcds or portables - able point of contact.

http://www.drycreekp...calibration.htm

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Posted 29 November 2011 - 01:24 PM

Low profile C/CS to 1¼ Adapter, UK made.
I thought I would pass this on - this just uploaded today, a sample is on its way to me as I write. UK made and shipped overseas as well.

"C/CS Mount 1 1/4" adapter designed to screw into female the lens thread on cameras using the C/CS 1" Thread. Also threaded for 1 1/4" Filters

Precision CNC Machined in Black Acetal.

(Suitable for lighter weight (Short) Imaging cameras. NOT Suitable to Longer and heavier CCTV Cameras.

Higher Load bearing specification Anodised aluminium alloy versions are also available".

http://billetparts.c...95026dadabfaf2f

Should be good for us all be it PST or other scopes that need close in camera work.
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#43 Mr Q

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Posted 16 December 2011 - 01:42 PM


Yesterday, I was checking out the Night Sky Network (live telescopic broadcasts via the internet) late in the afternoon and one observer was broadcasting superb images of the Sun from AZ. I ended up watching a large prominence that grew, then arched over back to the Sun in real time. Other prominences were looked at by the observer as well as some views of the Sun's photosphere with sunspots.
Though this site is for night observing, checking it during anytime might bring up a solar observer like I did.
Go to www.nightskyynetwork.com

#44 Andy Devey

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 06:09 AM

Hi Guys

Here is my contribution.

These are dynamic documents but here are over 135 books and substantive texts on the sun and solar astronomy starting from 1610 to the present, this is a very useful historical record of the progression and the techniques used for solar astronomy

Over 135 books and substantive papers/historical records on Solar astronomy

Here I have trawled the net to find over 115 substantive videos and TV programs about the Sun, solar activity and solar science

TV programs and substantive videos about the Sun/Solar Astronomy

These two archives are presented in chronological order and I hope you enjoy these and find them useful?

Regards

Andy Devey

#45 Philip Levine

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Posted 12 August 2012 - 03:59 AM

thanks Andy, very substantial resources, must have taken quite some time to put together.
would like to mention this link I found recently:

http://www.lmsal.com/isolsearch

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 04:52 PM

a picture is worth so many words, here is a screenshot from:
http://www.lmsal.com/isolsearch

works wonders on a cloudy day

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#47 Jim Lafferty

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 08:16 PM

My contribution

http://scopetrader.com/jimlafferty

a few tutorials included

Jim

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Posted 24 May 2014 - 05:10 AM

My contribution:

https://twitter.com/yltansg/media

Most of the pictures were taken with Solarscope SF50 for H-Alpha, Lunt CAK and a Thousand Oaks whitelight filter on a C8.

Recently I have acquired a used SF100 DS and so look out for its images :)

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Posted 14 August 2014 - 06:11 PM

Great links! Here are two more:

 

http://www.solarastrophotography.com/

 

http://www.solarscopereviews.com/



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Posted 16 August 2014 - 08:42 AM

Attached File  post-81539-14074316965621.jpg   85.2KB   0 downloadsAperture and Bandwidth in H-alpha SS versus DS systems (Lunt)

 

http://www.f1telesco...d-Bandwidth.pdf

 

John


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