Sun in CaK / White Light
With ES AR152 - Six inch
+ Lunt CaK filter or Baader Wedge
For Monday, April 14, 2015
Images below are 1290 wide and non clickable
days, the sun is very low in activity despite that it is still
so near "Solar Max". The blank sun was for the first
time in a very long time punctuated with a new larger spot group.
Here is what I got this morning, the seeing was really bad, like
1.5/5 but stopping down the six inch to 4 inches helped a great
Instruments: Explore Scientific AR152
Platform: Astrophysics 1200
Camera: DMK 51 (1600 x 1200)
Location: Payson, Arizona
Elevation: 5150 ft.
Sky: Seeing 7/10, Transparency 9/10
Outside Temperature: 45F
Processing: Registax 6, Photoshop CS2
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nice spot groups on the limb, prime focus with six inch, baader
wedge and Continuum filter.
is the view at 2.5x, a bit closer shows inner spot details
view with 1.5x barlow.