Sun in Hydrogen Alpha

With Coronado PST

Uploaded 6/12/11

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 The sun had a dim but detailed prominence today, and a few filaments and bright areas. This image taken around 9am this morning took advantage of the early morning good seeing and was actually guided during the exposures on a prominent feature.
Instrument: Coronado PST 40mm Platform: Astrophysics 1200 Camera: DMK 1024 Location: Payson, Arizona Elevation: 5150 ft. Sky: Seeing 7/10, Transparency 8/10 Outside Temperature: 70F Processing: Registax, Photoshop CS HOME SCHMIDT GALAXIES EMISSION NEBS REFLECTION NEBS COMETS GLOBULARS OPEN CLUST PLANETARIES LINKS