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General Category => Astronomy & Space => Topic started by: markt on July 31, 2011, 03:43:18 pm



Title: Busy Sun!!! Ha Full Disks - 31st July
Post by: markt on July 31, 2011, 03:43:18 pm
If this cloud ever breaks for you take the opportunity to check out el-sol, beautiful at the moment with a band of active regions spread out across its northern hemisphere.

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6024/5994050136_fcc9998eea_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/56424473@N05/5994050136/)
full disk colour final (http://www.flickr.com/photos/56424473@N05/5994050136/) by Mark Townley (http://www.flickr.com/people/56424473@N05/), on Flickr


Title: Re: Busy Sun!!! Ha Full Disks - 31st July
Post by: markt on July 31, 2011, 03:43:34 pm
And for those who may prefer black and white...

(http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6124/5993482391_156d13e88f_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/56424473@N05/5993482391/)
full disk bw final (http://www.flickr.com/photos/56424473@N05/5993482391/) by Mark Townley (http://www.flickr.com/people/56424473@N05/), on Flickr

Well worth a look if you can!!!

Brian, are you still solar observing???


Title: Re: Busy Sun!!! Ha Full Disks - 31st July
Post by: Anton on July 31, 2011, 10:17:37 pm
Great Mark, always interesting to see these solar images so keep up the surveillance and keep us posted of any activity.

Thanks


Title: Re: Busy Sun!!! Ha Full Disks - 31st July
Post by: markt on August 01, 2011, 07:42:14 am
Thanks Anton, hoping for some cloud breaks this week fingers crossed! :)


Title: Re: Busy Sun!!! Ha Full Disks - 31st July
Post by: martinastro on August 03, 2011, 02:02:37 pm
Fantastic images Mark!!, my hat goes off to you for getting such stunning solar imagery - keep up the great work.  :)


Title: Re: Busy Sun!!! Ha Full Disks - 31st July
Post by: Big Dipper on August 05, 2011, 04:35:33 pm
Wow - where to look in those shots Mark!! Some stunning detail in both of those images & as Anton says, look forward to seeing more as & when conditions permit. (http://www.mackenzie1963.freeserve.co.uk/Smilies/AMac%27s/fing02%5B1%5D.gif)


Title: Re: Busy Sun!!! Ha Full Disks - 31st July
Post by: JohnC on August 09, 2011, 05:42:51 pm
I'm amazed at the quality of these sun shots you post, Mark. Well  done .


Title: Re: Busy Sun!!! Ha Full Disks - 31st July
Post by: markt on August 13, 2011, 06:12:42 pm
Thanks guys! Do appreciate your kind words! :)