picture of the sun with a nice prominence

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by stargazingmommy, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. stargazingmommy

    stargazingmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, if you haven't figured from my name, I'm an astronomy fanatic.
    I've got a personal solar telescope in my home right now, and taking advantage of it.
    An hour or so ago I was out looking at the sun, some pretty impressive sunspots right now...and with a couple CMEs(coronal mass ejections), I was hoping to see a couple tiny prominences and spots.
    I was able to get a nice picture of the prominences, check out the 5 o'clock spot
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  2. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

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    awesome!! we own about 4 telescopes. expensive ones, one is like a cannon, stands about 7 feet tall. .. have seen lots of planets. they are my husbands toys. it can be a very expenisive hobby. its fun tho. the best views are in the freezing cold temps. nice picture!
     
  3. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] so pretty!
     
  4. arabianequine

    arabianequine Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2010
    Pretty!
     
  5. stargazingmommy

    stargazingmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I just own one and the solar scope is the local astronomy clubs.

    I'm working on building one and modifying my 4.5" so I can use better eye pieces.

    and i *just* remembered i had the clubs board meeting at 4...its almost 6 oops.
     
  6. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    Great picture! Thank you for sharing.
     

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