Sun in HAlpha / CaK / White Light Stellarvue SV80s + Baader AstroSolar Safety film or Herschel Wedge Uploaded 12/03/12 Daily Report For Monday, January 2nd, 2012
 Only rarely does the seeing reach 4/5 so I did not hesitate and for the half hour it was good, took several close ups of the sun with the 5x barlow.
Images below are 1290 wide and non clickable


Lets Start with a full disk image for today:

AR1389 dominates the disk in the center, and a brand newly named spot on the extreme limb, AR1391 shows clearly the "Wilson Effect".

5x Televue powermate images. First lets take a look at that big sunspot:

Next, well take a look at some of the smaller denziens of the Sun. AR1386:

Next is AR - Unknown. It is unamed at present. and consists of some very tiny pores!

Finally, AR1391 clearly revealing the Wilson Effect (depresed umbra) on the limb:

Instruments: SV80S with Zeiss Apochromat Platform: Astrophysics 1200 Camera: DMK 51 usb Location: Payson, Arizona Elevation: 5150 ft. Sky: Seeing 4/5, Transparency 9/10 Outside Temperature: 45F Processing: Registax 6, Photoshop CS2 Solar Home Page HOME SCHMIDT GALAXIES EMISSION NEBS REFLECTION NEBS COMETS GLOBULARS OPEN CLUST PLANETARIES LINKS