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    Default Smoked Sun Aug 17 2018



    Used a OIII, looks like sunspot getting smaller.

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    Default Re: Smoked Sun Aug 17 2018

    Man, that's some nasty sky! Fun images, though, Neil.

    Too bad the AR seems to be fizzling. Not that I can even see the Sun anyway.
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    Default Re: Smoked Sun Aug 17 2018

    Thanks!, lol yup, nothing else to do, if its not clouds, then haze, then smoke. Astronomy days have almost come to a full stop unfortunately.
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    Default Re: Smoked Sun Aug 17 2018

    Nice effort, Neil. You're right... that sunspot was really small when I shot it a couple of days ago, but is all but gone now. The same thing happened to three others earlier this summer... showed promise, only to fade away.

    Thanks for the pics.

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    Default Re: Smoked Sun Aug 17 2018

    Thank you
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