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An Outbreak of Solar Measles!

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« on: March 27, 2011, 11:53:38 pm »

Saturday March 26th: The Sun has many spots visible in white light; there are five active areas in the eastern sector (plus a very small sixth near the west limb).

2011 Mar 26, 1055 UT. WO FLT 110, Lunt solar wedge, ND 3.0 & Wratten 29 (deep red) filters, prime focus, DMK41; 80% resize.

Here's a closeup of the main active area (AR 11176):

2011 Mar 26, 1038 UT. WO FLT 110, Lunt solar wedge, ND 3.0 & Wratten 29 (deep red) filters, 3x tele-extender, DMK21.

And here's the main activity (south of the solar equator) in hydrogen alpha:

2011 Mar 26, 1119 UT. WO FLT 110, Solarscope SF-100 Ha filter set, 2x Powermate, DMK41: 2 frame mosaic, 55.5% resize; full size version here.
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« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2011, 12:00:07 am »

Nice images again Brian!  Cool
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