Sun in CaK / White Light With Explore Scientific AR152 Refractor + Lunt CaK filter or Baader Wedge Uploaded 6/12/16 Daily Report For Sunday, June 16 2016
 For a few days after a weekend monsoon storm, the seeing is very unsteady, and today was no exception. I shot the suns new sunspot in white light and calcium K. The six inch AR152 was used, stopped to 4 inches on the calcium images for better contrast at f/15.
Images below are 1024 wide and non clickable


Lets start with the full disk shot, you can see two small spots on each limb of the sun.


Next we zoom in with the 5x televue powermate. Seeing was 1.5 /5 which is not great but some granulation can be seen:

The second new spot on the limb now coming onto the disk:


In Calcium K light, which is in the near UV at 393nm the seeing is even worse! But always great details around sunspots in calcium:

The new bigger spot:

Instruments: Explore Scientific AR152 Platform: Astrophysics 1200 Camera: DMK 51 (1600 x 1200) Location: Payson, Arizona Elevation: 5150 ft. Sky: Seeing 1.5/5, Transparency 7/10 Outside Temperature: 65F Processing: Autostakkert 2, Registax 6, Photoshop CS2 Solar Home Page HOME SCHMIDT GALAXIES EMISSION NEBS REFLECTION NEBS COMETS GLOBULARS OPEN CLUST PLANETARIES LINKS