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Dr Ski
Valencia, Philippines
04/12/2019
11:00 am

Equipment Details:

Hydrogen-Alpha image:
Canon IXUS185, Coronado P. S. T.
Eyepiece projection at 26x
White Light image:
Canon EOS M10, 90mm, f14 MakCas
Prime focus at 40x, 100x

Image Details:

Today's Sun in H-alpha and White Light.
AR 2738 is large enough to see with the naked eye thru Solar glasses (if you still have yours from the Great American Eclipse!).
The 100x image shows the classic penumbra surrounding the sunspot.