Sunday, July 17, 2011

The dangers of diurnal astronomy

#2—sweat in your eyes
#3—overheating laptop computer
#4—see below

I should add that the cap was off at that moment.

Monday, July 11, 2011

Doing it over again

Today I reprocessed an image from the earlier post Best solar image yet and now it's even better. This image is the closest I've ever come to finding the "sweet spot" and I'll trying imaging from that area again.

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The ring around the limb is much dimmer and the huge prom at the top is now very clear.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Full disk from yesterday

Uneven illumination remains the main problem:

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Saturday, July 9, 2011

Ring of fire

Got some nice proms today:

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