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Something is coming round the bend! Animation of SE Limb 9/18/2021

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#1 rigel123

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Posted 18 September 2021 - 01:45 PM

Noticed the nice gathering of proms on the NE Limb had intensified this morning so did several animations from yesterday and today.  I believe this one is probably the best so processed it first. 45 minutes in real time, 500 frames captured every 30 seconds, best 150 stacked in AS!3, sharpened in ImPPG (deconvolution turned off, only used sharpening), GIF produced in PS CC.  Lunt LS60T DS, Skyris 236M at full resolution.  Meade 2X Barlow.  You can see the proms feeding into what I would imagine is an AR rotating into view as there is a lot of surge prom activity at that spot.

 

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Posted 18 September 2021 - 01:48 PM

Nice captures Warren! That's a new AR coming up hopefully. Crazy how we went from 6 spots to zero just like that. That whole quadrant is active with filaments & proms, there was awesome plasma rain yesterday and still today and it's there in your capture too, really cool! I only saw from someone else's camera results. My skies are still hurricane-poop left-overs.

 

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Posted 18 September 2021 - 02:08 PM

Thanks Marty!  The SSM was only showing average seeing, between 1-1.5 arcseconds but the image seems better than that.



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Posted 18 September 2021 - 02:11 PM

Thanks Marty!  The SSM was only showing average seeing, between 1-1.5 arcseconds but the image seems better than that.

1 to 1.5 arc-seconds is good seeing; you can get close to max potential of a 102mm (1.5 arc-seconds) to nearly 150mm (1 arc-second), in 656nm, in that seeing with lucky imaging. smile.gif A 60mm can top off in around 2.5~3 arc-seconds in HA. An 80mm can top off in 2 arc-seconds, in HA.

 

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Posted 18 September 2021 - 02:25 PM

That is a fantastic DS animation!  Just amazing activity all over the place.  I cant wait to see what's around the corner.


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Posted 18 September 2021 - 02:46 PM

Looks like one sunspot on the edge of the SE limb...

 

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Posted 18 September 2021 - 04:22 PM

Nice animation Warren and it does look like a pretty big one from Dan's JSOC image.  

 

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Posted 18 September 2021 - 04:52 PM

Nice capture Warren!  I got to see that region later in the afternoon.  Definitely looks like an AR coming around the bend.  I'll be posting what I saw soon.


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Posted 18 September 2021 - 08:32 PM

Thanks guys!  Nice to see a bit of activity!



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Posted 18 September 2021 - 09:02 PM

That's a gorgeous animation and a great capture overall, Warren! Keep up the great work!



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Posted 18 September 2021 - 09:46 PM

That's a gorgeous animation and a great capture overall, Warren! Keep up the great work!

 

Thanks Eric!



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Posted 19 September 2021 - 05:40 AM

Great animation.
We hope there is some good activity next week.
For now I have cloudy skies ...

 

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Posted 19 September 2021 - 05:45 AM

Great animation.
We hope there is some good activity next week.
For now I have cloudy skies ...

 

Lorenzo

Thanks Lorenzo!  After this morning it doesn’t look like I’ll be seeing much sun for a while!



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Posted 21 September 2021 - 01:48 AM

Just saw this Warren, oh wow how good is that!


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Posted 21 September 2021 - 06:26 AM

Thanks Peter!




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