20140724 Sun Ha SS

20140724 Sun Ha SS


Recently received the Point Grey monochrome 16-bit camera. It's sensor size (the ICX694) allows me to take full disk images. This is "first-light" for me with this camera.

Converted from grey scale to color.

North is up.

Imaging Site: My back-yard in San Diego, Ca.

Date: 24 July 2014

Scope and f/: Lunt LS100THa (Hydrogen-Alpha filtered) with BF1800 at f/7. I had removed the DSII (double stack filter) for practice in the normal scope configuration.

Mount: Takahashi NJP.

Guiding: None.

Camera: Point Grey Grasshopper Express (GX-FW-60SM-C) monochrome video camera with a ICX694 sensor.

Camera temperature: N/A

Camera binning: N/A

Number of sub-images and exposure: 405 images stacked out of the captured video.

Filters: Only the one on the scope.

Image Calibration: None.

Control, capture and processing with: Astro IIDC and Photoshop on a Mac.

Images may be used for personal and/or educational use only.