AR1169 Fireworks

AR1169 Fireworks

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I was too lazy this morning to check the sun but my instincts nagged me to never-the-less take a peek. AR 1169 was setting on the western limb with fireworks-like prominences to herald the sunspot good bye!

Three hours later when I took a second look,  the firworks were totally gone.

Date Imaged       :

March 17, 2011 12:17UT

Lens       :

Astrophysics 5

Camera       :

Dragonfly 2

Filter       :

Coronado SM60 Ha

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio