Erupting Solar Filament in H-alpha

Blogged by Xiao Sun on April 8, 2011 and tagged with Sample Images, Sun.

Many of our image contributors have been focusing on the Sun lately for the star has become active and full of surprise. This large filament undergoing eruption, captured by Jim Ferreira on 01.04.2011,is a good example.

Jim is a pro of solar observation. He captured the following photos with a DMK 21AU04.AS astronomy camera.

Erupting solar filament