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Massive flare on west limb Sep 10 2017

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#26 EricCCD

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 07:51 PM

My tracking setup is currently in flux right now, so I wasn't able to use my usual arsenal of mono USB camera on my H-alpha scope on a tracking mount. That prom wasn't going to get away without my imaging it, though, so I slapped our Canon t6i onto our Borg 76ED with Lunt LS50 and B1200 blocking filter. Here's a single shot after some processing.

 

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 08:19 PM

I was alerted to the flare by my radio spectrograph which showed a strong blackout - a sudden ionosphere disturbance . I knew it was a big one. Fortunately I also had my Lunt 60/50 H-a telescope set up and recording for my solar flare patrol. I did not expect a flare today but remember thinking it would be neat if something happened and rose up above the limb. I was able to record video the whole day. I later scrutinized the video for a possible Moreton wave but could detect none. I might look again though. Below is my radio spectrogram of the event. - Thomas

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 09:08 PM

Don't forget to swing up- and down-band in H-alpha. One loop is blue- and the other red-shifted.

Outer band is visible with both pressure tuners all the way out (LS80 DSII). Inner band is visible with PTs both almost all the way in.

George

Here it is, four image pairs (+/- 0.3 Angstrom) taken about 15 minutes apart, starting at 0h UTC 11 September 2017. High clouds fuzzed things up a bit.

 

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#29 Bill Hannum

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 09:20 PM

It looked awesome!


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Posted 10 September 2017 - 10:32 PM

9/11 00:39 UTC

2017-09-11-0039_3-Capture_AS_P12_lapl4_ap109_conv.jpg

 

00:48 UTC

2017-09-11-0048_8-Capture_AS_P16_lapl4_ap64_conv.jpg

 

01:09 UTC

2017-09-11-0109_5-Capture_AS_P12_lapl4_ap61_conv.jpg

 

Note: Exposure settings were different.


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Posted 10 September 2017 - 10:53 PM

apollo-lasky-001_pipp_1505101394.gif

 

This took forever! i hate windows 10 :(


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Posted 10 September 2017 - 11:20 PM

apollo-lasky-001_pipp_1505101394.gif

 

This took forever! i hate windows 10 frown.gif

That is awesome! And yes, I'm with you on Windows 10. V/R Terry


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Posted 10 September 2017 - 11:42 PM

That is awesome! And yes, I'm with you on Windows 10. V/R Terry

 

 

 

I have boat loads of data to make about 500 more frames, i just cant get the devils to work properly with any of the available stacking software.  I have to basically sort 500,000 frames in 500 frame chunks, and stack them in 200 frame pieces.  It took more than an hour for 22 frames.  way too long for sanity.....


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Posted 11 September 2017 - 12:02 AM

I have a Basler Ace camera as well, but don't use it anymore (mainly because of the cables and power supply). The ZWO ASI 174mm plays nice with Windows 10, SharpCap, and works great with AutoStakkert (which stacks really, really fast compared to Registax). I just use Registax now for wavelets since AutoStakkert saves the file as a TIFF. My Basler worked good with Windows 7 and 8 (from what I can remember). I had a Skyris 274M that wouldn't work at all with Windows 10. It's a paperweight now.

 

V/R

 

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 01:09 AM

I have a Basler Ace camera as well, but don't use it anymore (mainly because of the cables and power supply). The ZWO ASI 174mm plays nice with Windows 10, SharpCap, and works great with AutoStakkert (which stacks really, really fast compared to Registax). I just use Registax now for wavelets since AutoStakkert saves the file as a TIFF. My Basler worked good with Windows 7 and 8 (from what I can remember). I had a Skyris 274M that wouldn't work at all with Windows 10. It's a paperweight now.

 

V/R

 

Terry

my basler aca 1300-30gm is gig, power over Ethernet!   just one cable. 100 feet long.



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Posted 11 September 2017 - 01:41 AM

Here are mine from the PST and Canon 60D

 

https://photos.googl...lPpD1ufiBPJYwuG

 

 

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 09:16 AM

Here are mine from the PST and Canon 60D

 

https://photos.googl...lPpD1ufiBPJYwuG

 

 

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I get a 404 message when I click the link.



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Posted 11 September 2017 - 11:08 AM

Nice capture o



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Posted 11 September 2017 - 01:09 PM

Special Ed - The sharing options seem OK. Try again and let me know.

 

regards



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Posted 12 September 2017 - 03:22 AM

Special Ed - The sharing options seem OK. Try again and let me know.

 

regards

 

I use Google photo without problem but your link seemed to be wrong or maybe only on your PC?

Error 404

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:34 AM

 

Special Ed - The sharing options seem OK. Try again and let me know.

 

regards

 

I use Google photo without problem but your link seemed to be wrong or maybe only on your PC?

Error 404

Michel

 

microflite,

 

I tried the link again using Chrome and still get a 404 message.  If you right click on your image and then click "get a shareable link" that might cure the problem.  Just copying and pasting the URL of your image won't work, even if you have enabled the share option.



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Posted 12 September 2017 - 10:29 AM

apollo-lasky-bwmagicalbw-aligned-stacked


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 10:38 AM

Here are mine from the PST and Canon 60D

 

https://photos.googl...lPpD1ufiBPJYwuG

 

 

Ashok

I only get 404 from google.



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Posted 12 September 2017 - 03:50 PM

I only have 60mm of aperture so my images of the loop aren't nearly as detailed as some here, the animations are awesome. 

 

Here was what I was able to get through the mostly-cloudy skies on Sunday. 

 

Scope: Lunt 60T Ha

Camera: ASI1600mm-c 

 

-Jim

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 05:48 PM

Hi gang, I'm back with you.

 

Beautiful images of this so beautiful loop. First time ever I was able to see a such loop. I present you my sketches of this loop. I was able to do a closeup at 300 and 450X with my Lunt 152mm. If you look it on a 17" computer screen, the size of the loop is just a little smaller than what seen in the scope.

 

To have a better look of the details, go here https://photos.app.g...iFXUyjWbIqCNKP2

 

Click the images to enlarge and press F11 to make it full screen.

 

Enjoy.

 

Andre.


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Posted 20 September 2017 - 09:52 PM

A little late  but hoping this link works

 

https://photos.app.g...Kx4N3NSYJzVmoG2

 

Shot via Coronado PST with a Canon D60 and 2x Barlow

 

Ashok


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Posted 20 September 2017 - 09:55 PM

Looks great Ashok! Nicely done.




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