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Solar Prominences Nov 30 2020 with Lunt LS50THa B600

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#1 james7ca

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Posted 01 December 2020 - 01:15 AM

Taken on the afternoon of November 30, 2020 at the prime focus of a Lunt LS50THa B600 with a Celestron Skyris 445M camera.

 

Seeing was so-so as I was shooting over the top of a hot car and my neighbor's roof and we're currently having a fall heatwave with temperatures nearing 80F (a Santa Ana condition which is never good for the seeing conditions). But, the skies had good transparency with very low humidity.

 

Image capture with IC Capture (the only software that seems to work with Celestron's now discontinued Skyris 445M camera), AutoStakkert!, Registax, Affinity Photo, and Photoshop CC2020.

 

C&C welcomed. Which version do you prefer, grayscale or colorized?

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Edited by james7ca, 01 December 2020 - 01:19 AM.

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Posted 01 December 2020 - 01:17 AM

Nice images. The red one looks more interesting to me, seems more dramatic.

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Posted 01 December 2020 - 01:51 AM

Hmmmm both! Very nice.



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Posted 01 December 2020 - 07:14 AM

Definitely the B&W image for me, some of the details disappear in the colorized image.  Have you tried Firecapture with your Skyris?  Mine is the 236M and works fine with FC.



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Posted 01 December 2020 - 08:20 AM

Interesting presentation , nice



#6 Markovich

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Posted 01 December 2020 - 08:15 PM

Nice images, I prefer the BW version as it shows more detail.



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Posted 01 December 2020 - 08:27 PM

Grayscale for sure, nice job.



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Posted 01 December 2020 - 09:38 PM

Very nice both, James.

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Posted 01 December 2020 - 11:05 PM

Gustavo, peterm, Warren, BD, Mark, Dan, and John thanks for the comments.




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