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Ibmelrod
sage


Reged: 10/18/04

Loc: Ontario Canada
March 8, 2013 Sun in H-a & White Light new
      #5721265 - 03/08/13 09:36 PM Attachment (21 downloads)

Hi all,

A beautiful day today with steady skies enabled the following sketches. The sun is pretty quiet in white light just now but shows some interesting proms in H-a with one fila-prom seen with the little PST on the SE limb.

For anyone interested, I tried my new 4 mm UO Abbe Orthoscopic eyepiece in the PST. It produced an image just a bit too soft at 100x(!) to be useful. Some days I'm able to use a 6 mm Ortho. That may be my practical limit.

A bit of post-processing (size and gamma) with Paint.Net. First the H-a view:


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Ibmelrod
sage


Reged: 10/18/04

Loc: Ontario Canada
Re: March 8, 2013 Sun in H-a & White Light new [Re: Ibmelrod]
      #5721268 - 03/08/13 09:38 PM Attachment (14 downloads)

And in White Light:

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niteskystargazer
Carpal Tunnel
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Reged: 10/05/09

Loc: 41-43'-28" N 87-42'-39" W
Re: March 8, 2013 Sun in H-a & White Light new [Re: Ibmelrod]
      #5721922 - 03/09/13 10:05 AM

Mel,

Very good sketches of the Sun .

CS,KLU,

,

Tom


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PeterDob
scholastic sledgehammer


Reged: 07/29/05

Loc: CarĂ¹, Italy
Re: March 8, 2013 Sun in H-a & White Light new [Re: niteskystargazer]
      #5722211 - 03/09/13 12:26 PM

Very nice sketches, Mel! You caught the details beautifully! It's always nice to see "unedited" drawings because here only true talent prevails. And you are obviously very talented.

Peter


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Ibmelrod
sage


Reged: 10/18/04

Loc: Ontario Canada
Re: March 8, 2013 Sun in H-a & White Light new [Re: PeterDob]
      #5724781 - 03/10/13 09:26 PM

Tom, Peter,

Thanks for the kind remarks!


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Aquarellia
professor emeritus


Reged: 10/27/12

Loc: Provence, France
Re: March 8, 2013 Sun in H-a & White Light [Re: Ibmelrod]
      #5725114 - 03/11/13 02:02 AM

Very nice sketches, Mel !

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