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Coronal rain, post lift off of 1-2 June NW limb prominence

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#1 old_frankland

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Posted 04 June 2020 - 11:56 PM

Post lift off of the impressive quiescent prominence, north west limb, 01 and 02 June 2020 UT.  Some of the material that lifted away falls back to the chromosphere, coronal rain.

 

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Posted 05 June 2020 - 12:40 AM

So that's what that Eifel tower structure I saw really was! Incredible work and resolution! It was kind of ghostly faint but not in your animation. What is your set up? I just got a quark and saw this in between clouds.
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Posted 05 June 2020 - 05:41 AM

Awesome catch and wonderful details Jim!  That eruptive prom on the left is cool too!


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Posted 05 June 2020 - 05:51 AM

Very nice Jim. Good timing for the capture too.

It almost seems that the mass of the "rain" particles coalesce as they approach the surface. Lovely to watch over and over.

I love that arching prom in the lower left as well.

Great job.

Thanks


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Posted 05 June 2020 - 06:05 AM

Very nice Jim. Nice animation!


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Posted 05 June 2020 - 07:21 AM

Excellent.


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Posted 05 June 2020 - 07:28 AM

absolutely splendid.
thanks.


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Posted 05 June 2020 - 09:09 AM

That really catches the eye, nice work.

What kind of umbrella does one need in a coronal rain.

BD


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Posted 05 June 2020 - 11:13 AM

So that's what that Eifel tower structure I saw really was! Incredible work and resolution! It was kind of ghostly faint but not in your animation. What is your set up? I just got a quark and saw this in between clouds.

The down flow was very faint and I wasn't really sure that I was capturing enough in my AVIs to produce a respectable image.  Nice surprise when I started processing the files, more than adequate contrast to produce the animation.  I'm using a Daystar ION filter with 0.8A bandwidth and a 4x Powermate on a 4" ED scope @ f/28.  And, a DMK21/618 usb video camera.

 

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Posted 05 June 2020 - 11:20 AM

Very nice Jim. Good timing for the capture too.

It almost seems that the mass of the "rain" particles coalesce as they approach the surface. Lovely to watch over and over.

I love that arching prom in the lower left as well.

Great job.

Thanks

Yeah, the plasma condenses as it nears the chromosphere, and speed of decent increases.  Fascinating stuff to watch.  I've noticed in my recent prominence images that the surface of the chromosphere is very active with lots of minor flares producing splendid surge prominences.  Perhaps a sign of increasing activity.  The lastest active region and spot are most promising.  Go Sun!

 

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Posted 05 June 2020 - 11:22 AM

That really catches the eye, nice work.

What kind of umbrella does one need in a coronal rain.

BD

An umbrella for coronal rain......a really, really strong magnetic field, me thinks. :-)



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Posted 05 June 2020 - 01:45 PM

Lovely activity Jim!

 

Very best,



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Posted 05 June 2020 - 03:54 PM

Hey Jim.

Beautiful video!  Your prom images and animations are always superb.

I just posted an animation showing some interesting active moments with this prom (June 3rd).  

https://solarchatfor...php?f=4&t=28385

It’s a bit cruder than I’d like, so I need to refine my technique and (of course) hope for good seeing!

All the best.

Peter


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Posted 06 June 2020 - 03:04 AM

Just great!



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Posted 06 June 2020 - 12:11 PM

Hey Jim.

Beautiful video!  Your prom images and animations are always superb.

I just posted an animation showing some interesting active moments with this prom (June 3rd).  

https://solarchatfor...php?f=4&t=28385

It’s a bit cruder than I’d like, so I need to refine my technique and (of course) hope for good seeing!

All the best.

Peter

Most excellent.  Down flow nodules and fascinating surge activity.  Was this shot with full aperture 8"?   Bravo.




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