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Peter Lowenstein
Mutare, Zimbabwe
05:16 pm

Equipment Details:

Tripod-mounted Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 and ZS40 in sunset mode.

Post-processing Details:

Compilation of montage of two mosiacs, one consisting of four close-up views of the changing smoke-haze coloured sun and the second consisting of nine video frame captures of the magenta coloured sun setting.

Image Details:

Smoke Hazed Sunset.
On Tuesday 20th a dense accumulation of smoke-haze close to the horizon resulted in the close to the Equinox setting Sun changing colour from deep yellow to orange and then magenta before disappearing behind the summit of Murahwa Mountain to the west of Mutare. Multiple sunspot AR3102 faintly visible (left center) in the natural haze-filtered close-ups of the Sun.