Sunday, 21 May 2017

The Sun with a little activity showing again!

The Sun with a bit of activity for once!  A new AR has formed following the two tiny spots across the disc:

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Sunday, 14 May 2017

A view of the Sun at last!

First time the Sun has shown itself at a convenient time for over a fortnight!  And then nothing to see!!!  However it is still a perfectly valid observation:

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Bizibilder has made a filing machine

A vertically set file that is driven by a motor.  Bizibilder has made this machine from published drawings and intends to use it for filing metals during the construction of his various hobby projects.  Sometimes known as a die filing machine these are no longer produced commercially although for certain jobs they are invaluable.

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Spring flowers in the garden

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Saturday, 29 April 2017

A hazy Saturday Sun

A new AR has come into view.  Seeing a bit hazy but at least I could see the Sun (now clouded over again!):

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Sunday, 16 April 2017

Monday, 10 April 2017

A new active area..

One New AR coming into view.....

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Saturday, 8 April 2017

Friday, 7 April 2017

7 April 2017 Spotless Sun

Clear and good seeing but nothing to see!!  Spotless Sun:

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Sunday, 2 April 2017

Moonshot!

Just a simple three pane mosaic.  200/2000 frames each pane.  ED120APO and ASI120mm camera:

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A few garden flowers:

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A soft and fuzzy Sun

Today's Sun in dire seeing - almost impossible to get a sharp focus.  The "close ups" are at native focal length (900mm) and are stacks of 64 frames from 5000 taken.

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