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Lunt double stacked 100mm Hydrogen Alpha telescope, Losmandy GM-8 mount, Cannon 80da camera
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Here we used a H-alpha filter tuned to the red glow of solar hydrogen. It shows dark filaments winding around AR2786, a complex magnetic field that harbors energy for M-class solar flares. Here we see AR 2786 and smaller AR2785.