Sun in HAlpha With Lunt LS100THa Uploaded 5/24/16 Daily Report For Tuesday, May 24 2016
Images below are 1024 wide and non clickable


Lets start with the full disk shot, taken with the .5x Antares focal reducer. The large former naked eye sunspot can still be seen approacing the limb on the right.

Here is the prominence exposure, with the overexposed disk blacked out.

A few close ups. Since the seeing was so bad, I could only use the 2.5x powermate but still some nice structure around the sunspot can be seen.

Filaments on the disk, and a region that is not quite active enough for the formation of sunspot:

The sun is smiling at us:

Prom shot on the limb. Seeing is really fading fast!

Instruments: Lunt LS100THa Halpha Platform: Astrophysics 1200 Camera: DMK 51 Location: Payson, Arizona Elevation: 5150 ft. Sky: Seeing 2/10, Transparency 4/10 Outside Temperature: 65F Processing: Registax 6, Photoshop CS2 Solar Home Page HOME SCHMIDT GALAXIES EMISSION NEBS REFLECTION NEBS COMETS GLOBULARS OPEN CLUST PLANETARIES LINKS