Sun 6-08-2013

Sun 6-08-2013, Sunspot AR 1765

Sunspot AR 1765 has appeared and it is shown in the lower middle of the image. I like the long face-on prominence in the upper right of the screen.

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 2692 × 2690 pixels

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *