Sun 5-24-2013

Sun 5-24-2013, Sunspot AR 1756

Sunspot AR 1756 is in the middle left of the image. This was a good day for imaging, several different type of prominences are shown in this image.

Name: Sun
Distance: 92,960,000 Miles
Diameter: 864,336 Miles
Rotation: 26.8 Days at the Equator, 36 Days at the Poles
Temperature: 10,000 Degrees
Age: 4.6 Billion Years

Telescope: Lunt 60 Double Etalon
Camera: DMK51 Mono Camera
Mount: Celestron CGEM
Exposure: 6 Panel Mosaic @ 500 Frames Each

Full size is 2646 × 2801 pixels

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