Solar Mosaic - January 3, 2013

Posted by CraigAndTammy
on Monday, January 21, 2013

This 5-panel mosaic shows the nice sunspots, filaments, plages, and prominences that were visible on the sun on 1-3-13.

Telescope: Lunt Solar Systems LS60THa/B1200CPT
Accessories: JMI EV1n motorized focuser
Mount: Takahashi EM-200 Temma2
Camera: Imaging Source DMK31
Exposure: 4.3ms
Gain: 300
Length: 2:00 @ 30fps
Acquisition: Fire Capture
Processing: Autostakkert 2
Post-processing: ImagesPlus 5.0; Adobe Photoshop CS5; Gradient XTerminator
Capture time: January 1, 2013, 12:05pm – 12:16pm
Capture conditions: 47.7ºF – 50.7ºF ; transparency: Above avg 4/5; seeing: Avg 3/5
Location: Hendersonville, TN, USA
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