Super sunspot AR2192

Posted by AASTARMAN
on Tuesday, October 28, 2014

This sun spot (lower right hand corner of image) is the largest in nearly 25 years. It's size is nearly that of Jupiter, as per a SOHO report. On 10-27-14 a solar flare from it cause a strong HF radio blackout over the Atlantic Ocean basin as well in South America and western Africa that lasted an hour.
Taken with, Canon 7D, Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 with a Canon extender EF 2x III, and Orion sun filter=400mm, ISO 125, f/11, 1/1250 sec, on tripod, PhotoShop CS6.

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