Alphatonian – August 30, 2017

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From time to time I try to make some changes to my telescopes, and on rare occasions I also try something possible dangerous.

“Today was a good day for Science”- this was my motto when I got out with my homemade Newtonian reflector, trying to capture some H-alpha solar images.

So, after some experiments (timing, temperature, mechanics, distances) I finally got one usable shot, despite the clouds and very poor seeing conditions. For next time, I hope for better seeing, since the potential of this new setup is very high. And, since the new scope will perhaps be my partner for many H-alpha sessions, I had to nickname it…ALPHATONIAN is the name 🙂


And some other images of the new sunspot group:


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