Solar

Solar Prominence in Hydrogen Alpha

Large Solar Prominence

A long solar prominence showing evolution and disappearance over the course of two and half hours. Scope: Lunt LS60PTHa/B1200CPT Camera: ZWO ASI174MM, FireCapture Mount: Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Capture: 97 frames, 3000 frames per capture using best 25% Processing: AutoStakkert! 3, PIPP, PixInsight 1.8 Date: 31st Jul 2020, 13:57UTC – 16:36UTC

AR2673 with M-Class Flare

Today I managed to capture the end of a large M-Class flare from AR2673 which has been very active for most of this week: Scope: Lunt LS60THa/B1200CPT, 2x Barlow (for detail images) Camera: ZWO ASI174MM, FireCapture Mount: Sky-Watcher AZ-GT Processing: AutoStakkert! 2, PixInsight 1.8 Date: 9th September 2017, 12:04UTC

Sun in Ha – 18th June 2017

AR2662 (left side of image) and AR2663 (right side),  11:35UTC in Hydrogen Alpha (inverted image). Close up of AR2662 plus filaments, 14:19UTC: Detail of the larger prominence on the limb, 13:42 UTC: Scope: Lunt LS60THa/B1200CPT, 2x Barlow (for detail images) Camera: ZWO ASI174MM, FireCapture Mount: Sky-Watcher AZ-GT Processing: AutoStakkert! 2, PixInsight 1.8 Date: 18th June 2017

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