Recent Image of Extreme Solar Activity

Blogged by Aurélie Le Fort-Beunink on October 19, 2011 and tagged with Sample Images, Sun.

Captured this highly intense activity area on September 18th with a DMK 41AU02.AS using a Meade 102 ED refractor and Lunt 50 mm H-alpha filter. 800 frames were composited in Registax and processed in very high contrast. The intensity is alarming.

John Hicks

New Forest Observatory

Lake Simcoe Region, Ontario, Canada