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2014-07-09: Sun from Denmark + 3 time lapses

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#1 Mikael Joe

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 01:55 AM

Hydrogen Alpha: Lunt 60mm Solartelescope + Lunt 50mm front filter for double stack.
Recording: 2000 frames @ 30 fps captured for each AVI. 20% used for final stacking.
Extra equipment: 0.5x focal reducer, 1.5x barlow
Camera: DMK31AU03 USB Mono


249 AVIs and 121.6GB data were recorded that day.
All of it stacked with Registax6 with 2x resample, applied wavelets then reduced to 66% size and a little further processing in Photoshop.


0.5x magnification, HDR out of 10 exposures.
Gain 400, shutter 1/30 - 1/714
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Alternative
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Ice Blue
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Made these short GIF animations from the 10 exposures.
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1.5x magnification. 2 images merged into one.
Gain 450, shutter 1/60
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Time lapse:

Captured some awesome recordings of very active regions. Especially a blow out along the limb in Sequence B all the while the rest of the area showed equal activity.
For all time lapses 600 frames were recorded every 30 seconds and 200 frames used for stacking for each AVI.


Sequence A
0.5x magnification, gain 400, shutter 1/250
Local time: 16:41 - 17:32
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9.5mb Quicktime at 1352 x 1014
http://www.coolcat.d...09_Lunt_Sun_...

2.3mb GIF animation at 200 x 200 crop.
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Caught this flapping bug during one of the recordings.
18mb quicktime.
http://www.coolcat.d...09_Lunt_Sun_...

Inverted - Made in Photoshop with a mask and then inverted the solardisc.
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18mb Quicktime at 1352 x 1014
http://www.coolcat.d...09_Lunt_Sun_...



Sequence B
1.5x magnification, gain 425, shutter 1/60
Local time: 17:42 - 18:15
http://www.coolcat.d...DS_15x_SeqB.jpg

9mb Quicktime at 1250 x 994
http://www.coolcat.d...09_Lunt_Sun_...

9mb Quicktime inverted at 1250 x 994
http://www.coolcat.d...09_Lunt_Sun_...

1mb GIF animation at 150 x 250 crop.
http://www.coolcat.d...09_Lunt_Sun_...



Sequence C
1.5x magnification, gain 425, shutter 1/60
Local time: 18:35 - 19:10
http://www.coolcat.d...DS_15x_SeqC.jpg

13mb Quicktime at 1310 x 908
http://www.coolcat.d...09_Lunt_Sun_...

13mb Quicktime inverted at 1310 x 908
http://www.coolcat.d...09_Lunt_Sun_...

1.6mb GIF animation at 260 x 200 crop.
http://www.coolcat.d...09_Lunt_Sun_...

#2 Mikael Joe

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 03:22 AM

Fixed the links in Sequence B + C.

#3 steveward53

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 05:35 AM

Lovely work sir ... :cool:

#4 JPGriffin

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 10:12 AM

Very nice images and videos.

#5 dbowlin

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 06:20 PM

:waytogo:Great stuff.
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#6 bill w

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Posted 21 July 2014 - 12:32 PM

great job
wow that's a lot of work

#7 Aquarist

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Posted 21 July 2014 - 04:09 PM

Wonderful work! Really enjoyed them all!!






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