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Grace Wheeler
Eureka, CA USA
01/19/2023
04:05 pm

Equipment Details:

Lunt 80tha double-stacked solar telescope on an Celestron Evolution mount. The sun was imaged with a ZWO 294 monochrome planetary camera.

Post-processing Details:

About 1500 frames were stacked in Autostakkert and sharpened/inverted in IMPPG. Final tone adjusted was done in Photoshop.

Image Details:

After two weeks of constant rainfall in northern California, we finally got a sunny day. I have been watching the sun on NISP ( https://nso.edu/telescopes/nisp/) and knew that there was quite a bit of solar activity, including AR 3190. Despite some breezy conditions and partly cloudy conditions, I manged to do two hours of decent imaging of the sun.
We are into the third year of Solar Cycle 25 and so far it has not disappointed.