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Sun November 12th


Sunny Phil

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7 hours ago, Graham said:

You got a sunspot on there Phil 👌

I had been following the sunspots on the Learmonth and Big Bear images and it was my first sight for a few days. Had I not been on a lunch break and having to work in the afternoon, I would have used my Mak and Coronado PST. However, I have found a DSLR and Baader filter is a good grab-and-go method. Imaging at 300mm focal length is quite hard and I probably have as many fails as successes. The key is to take lots of exposures at slightly different focus settings and hope one comes out just right.

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On 14/11/2020 at 17:46, Graham said:

This filter what is it.

Your image is in colour so it is not a normal white light film ???

 

It's a home-made filter made from Baader film. I used just the green channel and added a little false colour for artistic effect.

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