Sun in HAlpha With Lunt LS100THa Uploaded 7/17/16 Daily Report For Sunday, July 17th, 2016
Images below are 1290 wide and non clickable


Lets start with the full disk, without proms. This is with the .5x Antares focal reducer to get the entire solar disk to fit the chip:

Next the Proms are taken with a higher gamma to reveal thier extended nature:

Finally, Ive added both together in one composite:

The 3x Klee barlow is next inserted, for a close up of the active region on the disk, today a nice pair of larger sunspots:

Here is the same area in black and white, which may show more tonal detail:

Finally, a the red wing of Halpha, which is about 3/4 Angstrom off band toward the red. Here the white spots around the sunspots are Ellerman bombs, which are micro flares that can only be seein in the red or blue wings.

And the black and white version:

Instruments: Lunt LS100THa Halpha Platform: Astrophysics 1200 Camera: DMK 51 Location: Payson, Arizona Elevation: 5150 ft. Sky: Seeing 2/5, Transparency 5/10 Outside Temperature: 80F Processing: Registax 6, Photoshop CS2 Solar Home Page HOME SCHMIDT GALAXIES EMISSION NEBS REFLECTION NEBS COMETS GLOBULARS OPEN CLUST PLANETARIES LINKS