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Sun - Prominence Time Lapse Animation, 


            Douglas J Struble

Sun - Prominence Time Lapse Animation

Technical card

Resolution: 800x600

Date:July 3, 2018

Time: 05:00

Seeing: 3

Locations: Backyard Red Zone Observatory, Taylor, MI, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard


About a 45 minute time lapse of a very active sun prominence. I lost a few frames to passing clouds, though. That is why you will see a couple jumps. I captured 8 seconds every 30 seconds in FireCapture, processed each AVI in AS!3, brought them into PixInsight to run reconstruction, aligned the frames in IMPPG and then combined all the frames into Final Cut Pro. In order to fill the void, I captured the surface detail with a separate capture and exposure, processed it in PixInsight and Photoshop and then masked it in Final Cut Pro. The surface detail is static. All colorization and final image stabilization was done in Final Cut Pro.



Douglas J Struble
License: None (All rights reserved)


Sun - Prominence Time Lapse Animation, 


            Douglas J Struble