Tag Archives: Solar

Solar Eclipse 2015

A partial solar eclipse took place on the 20th of March 2015 with areas of the UK seeing upto 95% totality, in North Wales the value was nearer 85-90%. A lot of the UK was affected by poor weather conditions … Continue reading

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SGL8 Star Party

The Stargazers Lounge star party (SGL8) took place March 11th-18th at the Lucksall camping site near Hereford. Some images I took are below including: The Mission control centre M101, the Pinwheel Galaxy and at least 7 NGCs as well Results … Continue reading

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Plasma loop in Ha 190712

An animation of a beautiful Plasma loop on the limb of the sun, it appears to be a remnant of the AR1520 sunspot group and occurred after a M7 flare. The duration of the original event is approximately 5 hours. … Continue reading

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ISS Solar Transit 110712

Calsky sent me a email recently saying that the International Space Station (ISS) would be transiting the Sun on the 11th of July 2012 and it would be visible from my location on Anglesey. I bet Calsky isn’t based in … Continue reading

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Solar H-a Image Processing

Most H-a images of the sun are captured with either a DSLR, webcam or a more specialised CCD video camera connected to a telescope or camera lens with the appropriate solar protection. This post looks at the process of taking … Continue reading

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