Quiescent Prominence and Limb Flare/surge

Blogged by Aurélie Le Fort-Beunink on May 28, 2013 and tagged with Sample Images, Sun.

2013 solar max' has not been as dramatic as the last, but it has certainly had its moments. Here are some images of a quiescent prominence that was quite active and a massive limb flare that produced a stunning surge prominence shot with a 4" ED refractor, Daystar ION 0.8A H-alpha filter and workhorse DMK 21AU618.AS.

Jim Ferreira, Livermore CA.


Active Quescient Prominence Passing Over Southwestern Limb

Quescient Prominence Movie