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#1 Roel

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Posted 06 July 2009 - 05:28 AM

Yesterday the new cycle sunspot was a little bit bigger than the day before. Also much more detail was visible (I dit not see the penumbra on the first day) It's a lot of fun to follow the appearance and movement of these spots during a couple of days!

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#2 Dee

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Posted 06 July 2009 - 08:04 AM

Very very nice , what are you using to achieve this ? Is it ink?

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#3 Roel

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Posted 06 July 2009 - 01:30 PM

I use a normal pencil (2B hardness) on white paper. The sketch is then scanned to Photoshop and the brightness/contrast and colour balance is adjusted. That's all!

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Posted 06 July 2009 - 02:48 PM

Roel,

Very nice sketch!
The Polarex proves to be a wonderful instrument.

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Posted 07 July 2009 - 12:49 AM

Roel,

Great work on this group. :waytogo:

Frank :)

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Posted 07 July 2009 - 06:29 AM

Roel

Very nice sketch of this sunspot group :bow: :bow: :bow: It looks photo-realistic.

You've inspired me to take a look through my h-alpha as soon as the clouds lift.

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#7 CarlosEH

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Posted 07 July 2009 - 07:07 AM

Roel,

An excellent and very realistic observation of the new cycle sunspot group (1024). You have recorded the penumbra very nicely. Thank you for sharing it with us all.

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Posted 11 July 2009 - 05:54 AM

Roel,

*Very* fine drawing. :) AR 1024 has rotated around the solar limb now, but between the two of us, we have a record of this AR in white light from July 4th to July 7th. Include Dee's pastel and pencil sketches and the three of us have a record in WL and Ha. :cool:






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