The giant arch
prominence, through thin clouds. Solarmax 40. Horrific seeing.
shot with PST on tripod - hand held camera. (Ive blocked out
the disk in Photoshop because it was overexposed.) The prom is
on the upper right. The next day, it lifted off the Sun.
Here is the
giant filament on the Sun with the Coronado 40mm. This is a two
part montage to include the disk, which makes the shot so much
more aesthetic, don't you think?
type prom on western limb. The detail on this one is fantastic.
Here I used my new layered wavelets stacking technique to bring
up the details without any deconvolution shadowing.
Here is another
gorgeous prom on the other limb, like a group of bushes on fire!
Now for some
white light images. This is a full disk shot with the Stellarvue
80mm with Zeiss optics made from two sub frames. It is a key
to the numbers of the active regions on the sun:
Here is the
unlabeled shot for a more pleasant view:
Now for the
5x Barlow close ups. All photos by the way are taken with a front
filter of Baader Film. Here is AR1350, one of the groups that
was flaring this week:
Here is AR1342,
surrounded by a sea of granulation.
Here is AR1346,
very peculiar shaped, with one side missing
The AR1342 group
was spectacular on the limb, with white faculae all over:
I hope you enjoyed
this weeks solar activity. Well do it again next week. Stay tuned...