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2017 Solar Eclipse

2017 Solar Eclipse

Taken by Richard Alldridge - Totality showing 'diamond ring'

2017 Solar Eclipse - partial showing sunspots

2017 Solar Eclipse

Partial phase showing solar spots.

Taken by Neil Alldridge.

Sun

Solar Activity

Lunt LS100 telescope
Powermate 2.5
DMK 41 monochrome camera
3,000 exposures at 1/1000th second processed in Registax.
Observed by Eddie Dixon
A selection of David Higginbottom's latest pictures taken at the observatory  
Sun

The Sun

 

Single shot. Canon 20Da DSLR at ISO 100 and 1/1600 sec exposure. parfocal on William Optics 132mm FLT refractor telescope, fitted with 'Baader' Solar Film filter.
M27

M27

 

Canon 20Da DSLR at ISO 800 parfocal on William Optics 132mm FLT refractor telescope.
Guided using 'PHD' software and Orion ED80 refractor telescope with QHY5 CMOS camera.
12 images at 180 sec exposure stacked in 'Registax' .
M45

M45

 

Canon 20Da DSLR at ISO 800 parfocal on William Optics 132mm FLT refractor telescope.
Guided using 'PHD' software and Orion ED80 refractor telescope with QHY5 CMOS camera.
12 images at 240 sec exposure stacked in 'Registax' .
M81 and M82

M81 & M82

 

Canon 20Da DSLR at ISO 800 parfocal on William Optics 132mm FLT refractor telescope.
Guided using 'PHD' software and Orion ED80 refractor telescope with QHY5 CMOS camera.
13 images at 300 sec exposure stacked in 'Registax' .
M101

M101

 

Canon 20Da DSLR at ISO 1600 parfocal on William Optics 132mm FLT refractor telescope.
Guided using 'PHD' software and Orion ED80 refractor telescope with QHY5 CMOS camera.
14 images at 300 sec exposure stacked in 'Registax' .
Orion Stack

M42 and Running Man Nebula

 

Canon 20Da DSLR at ISO 800 parfocal on Orion ED80 refractor telescope
Guided using William Optics 132mm FLT refractor telescope. 'PHD' software and with QHY5 CMOS camera.
23 images at 180 sec exposure stacked in 'Registax'