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David Hoskin
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
11:00 am

Equipment Details:

Lunt 40mm solar scope and ASI183MC CMOS camera with 1.5x Barlow

Post-processing Details:

Best 75 frames of 500 were stacked with Autostakkert2 and post-processed with Registax 6 for wavelets, then Photoshop to blend overexposed image showing prominences with image showing surface detail; MS Photo for final tweaks.

Image Details:

This hydrogen alpha image of our Sun shows several prominences and filaments, as well as plages associated with sunspots AR2818 (left of center) and AR2816 (right of center).