20140804 Sun Ha SS 1

20140804 Sun Ha SS 1


This is the first time that I combined image stacks from two different video's. One video was for the Sun's disk, the other was for the Sun's prominences. I have a way to go, because there are sharpening artifacts in the image.

Converted from grey scale to color.

North is up.

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

Date: 29 July 2014

Scope and f/: Lunt LS100THa (Hydrogen-Alpha filtered) with BF1800 at f/7. DSII (double stack filter) is not installed.

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: Stacked some images from each captured video.

Filters: Only the one on the scope.

Image Calibration: None.

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

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