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NGC 2239

1.4.2022 at 21.34 - 00.06 - Turku (III)
Santeri Peltola

It will be the last deep space shooting, so a couple of nights, Rosottes Nebula was photographed from my own balcony. The yard lights disturbed the descriptions a lot and the subject was already really low but I was able to take 3 hours of exposure from the subject otherwise the weather was bright and clear both nights.

Sun

17.3.2022 at 10.12 - 12.10 - Turku (V)
Santeri Peltola

So today it was quite insane to go to the sun to the top. it seemed, at least to my own eyes. I don’t know how common they are but for myself this was the first time I noticed such a sun on the surface. Here’s another timelapse of the pictures I took over two hours.

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Sun

16.3.2022 at 12.30 - 14.30 - Turku (IV)
Santeri Peltola

Even today came the described sun again, I have now photographed the same larger comma group on three different days and taken the timelapse. It is interesting to see how the comma group changes its shape on different days. Here’s today’s timelapse where I took a total of 2 hours of pictures.

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Sun

14.3.2022 at 14.37 - 16.40 - Turku (III)
Santeri Peltola

Today was a really great day with the sun shining really spectacular and no cloud cloud anywhere. For two hours came a timelape taken from the sun today in this short timelape video of the sun.

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Sun

5.3.2022 at 14.48 - 15.50 - Turku (V)
Santeri Peltola

After a long day of sunshine, it was a slightly cloudy day, but that didn't stop me from capturing the sun either. This time I decided to try to take a closer look at the sun's spots, but the cloudy gusts of wind made it quite difficult to shoot, but I got a moderate picture when I took it, and I also took an hour's worth of pictures in the timelapse video.

Images: 2 pcs

Sun

4.3.2022 at 14.55 - 16.30 - Turku (V)
Santeri Peltola

Let there be an orbit taking a small timelapse of the sun.

Sun

3.3.2022 at 15.50 - Turku (IV)
Santeri Peltola

The sun has now offered its best for several days and at least tomorrow the sun is still shining in full swing so you have to make the most of these remaining sunny days. So today I got to try taking a timelapse video and I managed to get a very short clip of the pictures I took.

Sun

28.2.2022 at 15.30 - Turku (IV)
Santeri Peltola

Sunset season opened this year. Over the weekend, the Daystar Quark chromosphere filter I bought last autumn was tested for the first time today, so I was able to capture the sun from a cloudless sky, which shone really brightly and warmed me up comfortably.

Messier 31

7.11.2021 at 01.18 - Turku (IV)
Santeri Peltola

Last night the sky became clear so you couldn’t describe for a long time even though there were times when the clouds came forward to disturb you. After midnight, the clouds were no longer visible so I was able to properly capture the Andromeda galaxy from which I took 180s of exposures and gain 100 total exposures accumulated in an hour and 45 minutes. This time, I decided to try what Andromeda would look like if the image turned black and white and how well that black hole in the center of the galaxy might stand out. I was surprised at how many different details in the end stand out from the...

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NGC 7000

21.9.2021 at 21.49 - Turku (IV)
Santeri Peltola

It has been cloudy for a long time so it is good to feel the pictures taken earlier. That is, the picture I took this September of North America-Sumu

IC5070

3.9.2021 at 21.52 - Turku (IV)
Santeri Peltola

Here is a picture I took of the Pelican fog in early September.

IC 1396

1.9.2021 at 22.08 - 01.06 - Turku (IV)
Santeri Peltola

Last nights in Turku have been really favorable for filming DS subjects and this evening was no exception. For the first time, a thin cloud ferry hampered the shots until midnight but eventually exposures accumulated for an hour. Last night, I already received 2 and a half hours of exposures.

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NGC 6992, NGC 6995, IC 1340

29.8.2021 at 22.35 - 01.17 - Turku (IV)
Santeri Peltola

Last night I was able to take the next exposures of the gauze mist with the new Sharpstar 94 tube, the weather was good even though a little mist seemed to accumulate so I finally got 2 hours of data collected. The upcoming nights look clear, at least according to the forecast, so the lighting of the subject should be successful in the coming nights as well.

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M13

23.7.2021 at 01.28 - Turku (III)
Santeri Peltola

Over the weekend, I also got to start filming DS subjects from my balcony but had to wait until one night until Messier 13 would be at a more appropriate height and the balcony roof would not be in front of it to interfere with the shots. So I shot the subject for 4 nights in a row and in total I took the exposures for a little over 5 hours.

Sun

17.6.2021 at 18.59 - Turku (V)
Santeri Peltola

It has been windy and cloudy in the last few days so there has not really been a sunburn in the weather so it has been time to think about how to get the level of the images higher and the level of the images improved anyway. Today, in turn, it was a relatively clear day, but once again the gusty wind hampered the filming and towards the evening the wind clearly began to calm down. Here is one stacked and processed image from today.

Partial solar eclipse

10.6.2021 at 12.49 - 15.15 - Turku (IV)
Santeri Peltola

Today was a nice partial eclipse, although at first the small cloud curtain hampered the descriptions but eventually the clouds began to recede. People passing by also stopped to ask and watch what I was picturing and in addition I sent a live broadcast of the eclipse via teams to my classmates and teachers who would not have believed their eyes when they had never seen a partial eclipse. Here’s a little timelapse snippet of today’s eclipse.

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Sun

22.5.2021 at 12.00 - 14.00 - Turku (IV)
Santeri Peltola

Yesterday I had to leave for a long time to describe the sun and yes it was worth a little sunspot that stood out nicely from which I took the timelapse video. A gusty wind hampered taking pictures from time to time and as a result, the video crunches a bit. The video shows how a couple of small eruptions emanate from the sunspot, and the movement of the sun's surface also stands out from the video.

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Sun

15.4.2021 at 15.48 - 18.09 - Turku (V)
Santeri Peltola

Today there was activity in the sun again and even in the form of even greater protuberance. At first it didn’t look very miraculous but then my gaze caught on to the big brain from which I took the timelapse. For this video, I’ve taken 480 times 15 frames and 15 seconds apart.

Sun

11.4.2021 at 15.55 - Turku (V)
Santeri Peltola

Huh huh was again a decent show in the sun. Two really spectacular prototypes were visible on the perimeter and below the smaller sunspot also stood out nicely and although the weather was not the best due to the small cloud curtain, it was worth digging out the solar tube again.

Sun

3.4.2021 at 16.44 - 17.40 - Turku (IV)
Santeri Peltola

The sun seems to be shifting to a slightly quieter phase as the surface varnish hardly showed anything significant and even the perimeter had only very small minds I still thought of taking a small timelapse video. A total of 193 times I took 15 frames and at 15 second intervals at the very end of the video the lower left shows a smaller eruption.

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