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Dr Ski
Valencia, Philippines
07:30 am

Equipment Details:

Canon IXUS185, Coronado P.S.T.
Eyepiece projection
Canon EOS M10, 90mm f14 MakCas
Prime focus

Image Details:

Another cool sunspot has come around the Sun's eastern limb (it really is cool; around 2,000°C cooler than the surrounding surface). Full disc images taken at 26X. Close-up captured at 100X. The whiteish areas near the sunspot are called "plage" (from the French for "beach") and are easily visible thru a solar filter.