sunspot 2715

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sunspot 2715

Postby andrewscomputers » Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:59 pm

Hi all I took a couple of shots of the sun today with my 80mm refractor as the sunspot 2715 was still visible,but was quite trick to find as it was a bit small.The first image is just without any barlow and the second is with the 3x barlow and modified the colour on the image.Thanks for looking and thought I would share.
sun1.jpg
80mm refractor
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sun2.jpg
3x Barlow
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Re: sunspot 2715

Postby Aratus » Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:54 pm

It's shame there are no spectacular sunspots at this moment in the 11 year cycle, but there is no harm in practicing on these 'tiddlers'! The focusing looks nice and sharp.
I use an 11" Celestron SCT (CPC 1100) on an equatorial wedge, housed in a 2.2m Pulsar observatory. I use a ZWO ASI1600MC and Canon 500D for imaging.
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