New Year Sun

3 weeks 3 days ago - 3 weeks 3 days ago #109870 by lunartic
New Year Sun was created by lunartic
Hi all and happy New year.

On the sun there is a nice collection of spots heading for the limb.
Using my 120mm refractor, Lacerta Herschel wedge and Baader Solar Continuum filter, one large specimen displayed a fine dark umbra surrounded by filamentary penumbra.  Following close behind is a cluster of spots, I counted seven, of various sizes.  Trailing on their wake was a single spot, perhaps desperately trying to catch up.

A good start to the new year, with luck, it will be a good omen for 2021.

Paul

Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better programs, and the universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the universe is winning.

Rich Cook
The following user(s) said Thank You: michael_murphy, flt158, Until_then-Goodnight!

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