The Sun - 06-05-2012

7 years 3 months ago - 7 years 3 months ago #93762 by michaeloconnell
The Sun - 06-05-2012 was created by michaeloconnell
Active Region AR1471 captured in h-alpha
TEC140, 2x barlow, DMK21, Coronado Solarmax 90
www.astroshot.com/Solar/2012/12-05-06_08-26-14.jpg

Active Region AR1471 captured in white light
TEC140, 2x barlow, DMK21, Baader Cool-Ceramic Safety Herschel Wedge
www.astroshot.com/Solar/2012/12-05-06_09-01-06.jpg

Active Region AR1476 captured in white light as it rotates into view
TEC140, 2x barlow, DMK21, Baader Cool-Ceramic Safety Herschel Wedge
www.astroshot.com/Solar/2012/12-05-06_09-02-16.jpg

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7 years 3 months ago #93766 by mjc
Replied by mjc on topic The Sun - 06-05-2012
Michael - love that third one - the sun-spots are almost crater-like where one perceives depth.

Is the structure on the large spot an illusion - or are we capturing the inside edge of a Sun-spot?

Nice one.

Mark C.

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7 years 3 months ago - 7 years 3 months ago #93767 by michaeloconnell
Replied by michaeloconnell on topic The Sun - 06-05-2012
Yes, that's my understanding Mark.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilson_effect

Here's a little experiment with framing...
www.astroshot.com/Solar/2012/09-01-06-filmstrip-V2.jpg

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