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Astrophotography

Sun spots on April 20 morning
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Here are a couple of sunspot captures I was able to take today with my TeleVue 85 and iPhone 12 Pro. It was a little cloudy at the time but I thought they came out well enough to share. 

Stan

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Very nice! Especially impressed with the wealth of surface detail.


Joe

Good image….

Michael DiMario, PhD

Prasad,


Very nice pictures of the Sun! I do not own a solar scope and it's always a treat for so see current images of the Sun. Great job capturing the filaments and prominences. The images show quite a bit of detail. I am particularly impressed at how well the you were able to show the filaments contrast against the Sun's photosphere, that is no easy feat. In addition, I love all the prominences you captured dancing around the edge of the disk extending the Sun's corona.


Well done!



It's always a treat to see the Sun and it's fun to track it's activity over time. I am looking forward to seeing how these features progress, keep them coming.



-Lou



Canon EOS Rebel XS (full spectrum mod)

Astronomik CLS CCD

Orion thin off axis guider

QHY5L-II M guide camera

Celestron CGX,Edge HD 8,0.7x focal reducer

Optec TCF-Leo focuser

I took these images on April 20 morning. I used my Lunt 60mm solar scope and my new ZWO ASI224MC planetary camera, captured with ASICap software. This is my very first shot at imaging. All previous attempts were disasters.


Prasad

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