Erika Rix
Image taken:
Sep. 13, 2009
Zanesville, Ohio, USA
2009 Sept 13, 1531UT – 1631UT. Solar prominences in h-alpha. PCW Memorial Observatory, Zanesville, Ohio USA Erika Rix. DS 60mm Maxscope, LXD75, 21-7mm Zhumell, Sketch created scopeside with black Canford paper, white Conte’ crayon and pencil, white Prang watercolor pencil. Temp: 24.4° -25.8°C, Humidity 74%-61%, S: Wilson 4 dropping to 1.5, T: below average, Clear to lightly scattered, breeze <7mph SE, Alt: 45.8-51.8, Az: 138.3-159.2, Plenty of smaller prominences, concentrated on recordings of the four most prominent areas. Very minimal surface details with respect to filaments, ARs and plage. Chromospheric network was stunning.
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