This image was captured on May 18th 2014.

 

This image was captured on May 18th 2014.

 

 

This image was captured on June 8th 2014.
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This image was captured on June 8th 2014.

 

This image was captured on July 5th 2014.
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This image was captured on July 5th 2014.

Prior to the partial solar eclipse which occured on October 23rd, 2014, I was able to capture this four-frame image of the Sun.  This huge sunspot is approximately 10 Earth diameters in width and is the largest sunspot to occur in over 24 years.

 

 
 

 

ABOUT THE IMAGES

 

TELESCOPE:  Orion 70mm achromatic refractor @ F/5.

MOUNT:  Celestron CG-5 ASGT.

CAMERA:  Imaging Source video cam DMK21au618.

FILTERS:  Baader Planetarium Red filter, and an Orion glass solar filter.

SOFTWARE:  Registax V6, Photoshop CS3.

 

 

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