Astronomy Pictures of the Sun [Image 6]
This page contains images of the sun produced by members
of the University Lowbrow Astronomers.
The Sun on September 11, 2004
by Doug Scobel
Cool, literally! This is the sun in hydrogen alpha, which is at the red
(i.e., cool) end of the spectrum. I took it this Saturday (September 11, 2004 around 2:00
pm EDT) at the Black Forest Star Party through a Coronado PST (Personal
Solar Telescope) double stack that someone had set up. I just held the
camera to the eyepiece. There’s a little bit of cloud encroachment on
the left hand side.
WARNING: Viewing the sun without proper protective devices can result in permanent eye damage.
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