Jan Timmermans
Image taken:
Nov. 12, 2008
Valkenswaard, The Netherlands
I used my PST/Televue Powermate 2.5/webcam combo to scan the sun and spotted an enormous prominence, which I later measured at 4.8 x 10.3 times Earth. Wow !!! And it is coming towards us, so stay tuned ! Next I imaged AR1008: the filament gives a nice smile to this active group ! The images are attached and with full details here: http://www.thefirmament.nl/sun_ha.html and for the time being here: http://www.thefirmament.nl/recent.html Imaging and processing as explained here: http://www.thefirmament.nl/sun_ha_tutorial.html Groetjes/greetings from The FIRMAMENT Observatory Jan Timmermans N 51.363 E 5.4622 (Valkenswaard - The Netherlands) <>< Astronomy website http://www.thefirmament.nl
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