Gigantic Sun Image

Blogged by Xiao Sun on March 2, 2010 and tagged with Sample Images, Sun.

Olivier Vietti-Teppa, based in Bouveret, Switzerland, captured a splendid view of the Sun on 21st of Feb and made a picture of 3366×3366 pixels. His observatory is located close to the Swiss-French border and consists of a Lunt 60 telescope and DMK 41AU02.AS astronomy camera.


Click on the one above to open the original 4.87MB Sun picture.

The image was created with two videos of 5 minutes each, treated with Registax and assembled with Photoshop CS4.

Many thanks Olivier for the magnifiques photos!