Pete Lawrence
Image taken:
Sep. 22, 2009
Selsey, West Sussex, UK
AR11026 has now rotated clearly into view and there's lots going on in the region. The main sunspot, visible in white light, is surrounded by fibrils and filaments in h-alpha. The region looks quite 3D in this light. Then there's the new active region, an emerging flux region with loops of dark plasma emerging from a hot bath of plage below. Look in the light of Calcium-K and here you'll find more spots. The Sun might finally be waking up!
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