Sunday, July 02, 2017

viewed Sun through clouds (Blue Mountains)

We viewed and imaged the Sun in hydrogen-alpha. There were many prominences including a large detached element. I viewed the Sun in full spectrum but could not detect any sunspots. Spaceweather said there was one near the limb but I couldn't see it.

Sun in h-alpha

The Sun by Rhonda Gribbon. Used with permission. Tele Vue 101, f/5.3, iOptron adapter, 12.5mm PL eyepiece, SolarMax Hα system, Samsung Galaxy s4, f/2.2, 4mm, 1/188 second, ISO 50, average metering.

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