Magnificent Image of Solar Prominence

Blogged by Xiao Sun on March 19, 2010 and tagged with Sample Images, Solar Prominence, Sun.

This solar prominence image is submitted by French amateur Jérôme Grenier. Jérôme has been using DMK 31AF03.AS astronomy camera for 3 years to image celestial bodies. Some of his Sun images are extraordinary. Jérôme took the following Sun image on 16th of March, 2010.

Solar Prominence

You can open the original 1153px × 753px Sun image by clicking on it.

Here is part of his e-mail translated from Fench:

The sky was a little milky resulting in a loss of contrast and there was some turbulence.
120 mm SKYWATCHER telescope and CERF 110 mm filter
DMK 31AF03 camera and treatment with Registax 5 + Photoshop.

Thank you Jérôme!