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

Equipment Details:

Lunt 40 Solar Scope, ASI290MM camera, EQ6R mount

Post-processing Details:

Best 750 frames stacked with AutoStakkert3, Registax 6 for wavelets, Photoshop and Microsoft Photo for other post-processing.

Image Details:

Sunspot groups AR2859 (upper part of disk) and AR2860 (lower part of disk) are prominent in this hydrogen alpha image of our Sun. AR2860 has already unleashed a large solar flare. Plages, filaments and prominences are also present in this image.