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David Hoskin
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
11:30 am

Equipment Details:

Lunt 40mm solar telescope, Player One Apollo-Mini camera, SkyWatcher Star Adventurer mount

Post-processing Details:

Best 800 of 2000 frames of SER video were stacked with AutoStakkert. Registax was used for wavelets, other post-processing with Photoshop and MS Photo. Solar disk was inverted to enhance detail.

Image Details:

Several filaments and a large sunspot group (AR3283), as well as an impressive prominence rising to a height of more than 86,000 miles are visible in this filtered hydrogen alpha image of the Sun. The image of the solar disk has been inverted to enhance detail.