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#1 2Barrel

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Posted 02 March 2021 - 10:56 AM

As I'm sitting home with a bum knee I've been watching tutorials "Thanks Marty" and practicing some processing.

Not so easy especially when your colorblind bawling.gif

As it turns out I did capture a slightly higher res. shot last week using a E.S. 2X barlow lol.gif

I know I have a loooong way to go but I'm sure enjoying the new scope.

 

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Mike K.


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#2 MalVeauX

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Posted 02 March 2021 - 11:31 AM

Nice captures Mike!

 

Very best,


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Posted 02 March 2021 - 11:33 AM

Those are amazing. 


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Posted 02 March 2021 - 11:40 AM

Very nice, especially the first one.


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Posted 02 March 2021 - 11:40 AM

Very Nice!!! Great shot!


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Posted 02 March 2021 - 12:00 PM

If this isn't the best, can't wait to see what is...


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Posted 02 March 2021 - 12:13 PM

Like the detail!  Keep it up


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Posted 02 March 2021 - 04:49 PM

Nice ones Mike, I particularly like the processing on the 2nd one with a lighter touch on the sharpening.  I do have a solution for the colorblind issue, just process them in B&W!  (Had to throw that in as that is my personal preference for solar images!)  smirk.gif


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Posted 02 March 2021 - 04:58 PM

Looking good Mike waytogo.gif


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Posted 02 March 2021 - 07:09 PM

I think they are fantastic images, 2Barrel.  I'm not colorblind but I struggle with selecting the 'proper' image for my solar stuff, so what I do is pick the RGB or CMYK value (either from a sample like one of Marty's images or from a lookup table) and just go with that.

 

Clear skies  BG  °¿°


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Posted 02 March 2021 - 07:16 PM

They look very nice indeed Mike. The 2nd zoomed in is a beauty! Well done.


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Posted 02 March 2021 - 07:42 PM

I should be so lucky, lol !


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Posted 02 March 2021 - 08:12 PM

Very nice image, Mike! waytogo.gif  You look a little off-band. Some of the photosphere is bleeding through. You shouldn't see the penumbra on the sunspot.


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Posted 03 March 2021 - 12:42 AM

Really nice images !!  


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Posted 03 March 2021 - 08:14 AM

Thanks for the kind words everyone. Very encouraging waytogo.gif

 

 

Nice ones Mike, I particularly like the processing on the 2nd one with a lighter touch on the sharpening.  I do have a solution for the colorblind issue, just process them in B&W!  (Had to throw that in as that is my personal preference for solar images!)  smirk.gif

 

I thought of that to Warren. Yours come out awesome. I was just seeing what I could do.

 

 

 

Very nice image, Mike! waytogo.gif  You look a little off-band. Some of the photosphere is bleeding through. You shouldn't see the penumbra on the sunspot.

Definitely need more practice tuning to be on band. As this was my first time, I wasnt even sure of what I was looking at confused1.gif


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Posted 03 March 2021 - 10:57 AM

Very nice captures Mike.


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Posted 04 March 2021 - 10:42 PM

Wowsers!!!  Great job, Mike!!!  When I start imaging I'll be happy if my first images are half as good as yours!!!  smile.gif


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