Month: April 2016

Sun, Full Disk Ha – 30-04-2016

A couple of interesting plages today – the white areas to the lower centre and at the 8-O’Clock position. Scope: Lunt LS60THa/B1200CPT Camera: ZWO ASI174MM, FireCapture Mount: Sky-Watcher NEQ6, EQMod Processing: AutoStakkert! 2, PixInsight 1.8, Gimp 2.8 Date: 30th April 2016, 08:30BST (07:30UT) Frames: Best 25% of 1,000 Frames

Full Disk Ha 17 April 2016

Sun, Full Disk Hydrogen Alpha. (click images for full size). Scope: Lunt LS60THa/B1200CPT Camera: ZWO ASI174MM, FireCapture Mount: Sky-Watcher NEQ6, EQMod Processing: AutoStakkert! 2, PixInsight 1.8, Gimp 2.8 Date: 17th April 2016, 08:44BST (07:44UT) Frames: Best 10% of 1,000 Frames

Sunspot Animation (AR2529) in Ha 10-04-2016

Animation of AR2529 (a sunspot), taken in Hydrogen Alpha. The image is inverted so the sunspot appears white against a dark background, as this allows much more of the image detail to be seen. Scope: Lunt LS60THa/B1200CPT, Meade 2x Barlow Camera: ZWO ASI174MM, FireCapture Mount: Sky-Watcher NEQ6, EQMod Processing: AutoStakkert! 2, IMPPG, PixInsight 1.8, Gimp 2.8 Date: 3rd April …

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