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Observation by Alun Halsey: First light CaK module image

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Alun Halsey


Alun Halsey


2020 Jan 09 - 12:34


2020 Jan 10 - 20:43


The Sun

  • Kson 80mm f/6 apo triplet
  • Lunt Calcium K module with B1200
  • QHY5III 178M planetary camera + 0.5x reducer
  • CEM60

Reading Berkshire UK

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First light CaK module image

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 First light with Lunt Cak Module used with 80mm apo triplet piggybacked to C9.25 on Ioptron CEM60. 1000 frame AVI recorded in Sharpcap,stacked in Autostakkert and wavelet sharpened in Registax,final processing and false colour added using Photoshop CS2.

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Lyn Smith
Lyn Smith, 2020 Jan 17 - 12:16 UTC

Wow, what a great image Alun.  I've saved your image to the Solar Section archive.  If you are taking any more of this quality, please send them in to the Solar Section direct

Alun Halsey
Alun Halsey, 2020 Jan 29 - 09:52 UTC

 Apologies for the late reply. Thank you Lyn,will pass my images on to you. How do I join the Solar Section?