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Sol - AR2767 - 26 July 2020

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About this observation
Observer
John Hughes
Time of observation
26/07/2020 - 07:51
Object
Sol
Observing location
North Essex, UK
Equipment
Lunt LS60THa/B1200CPT
ZWO ASI174mm
SkyWatcher EQ6R-Pro
Tele Vue 5x Powermate
SharpCap Pro
Exposure
Exposure 4.06ms, Gain = 0
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When this active region was first spotted I looked at the weather forecast and practically gave up on it. I was so down about it I nearly turned to imaging comets! But a window in the clouds appeared today and first thing this morning I was all set up waiting for the Sun to clear a tree in the East and rise higher. I have been fortunate as no sooner had I finished broken clouds started to roll in.

So here is my capture of AR2767 in greyscale.

Equipment Used

  • Lunt LS60THa/B1200CPT
  • ZWO ASI174mm (Exposure 4.06ms, Gain = 0)
  • SkyWatcher EQ6R-Pro
  • Tele Vue 5x Powermate
  • SharpCap Pro for capturing and application of Flats.

Process

  •  75% of 200 frames stacked using AutoStakkert 2.
  • ABE, Curves, Contrast, Sharpening and Colour applied using PixInsight.

Thank you for checking in.

John

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