Solar Maximum During a Low Activity Solar Cycle

Solar Maximum During a Low Activity Solar Cycle

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The current solar cycle is presently at around solar maximum when activity is supposed to be at its highest. But this solar cycle is one of the least active in history. Here are comparative hydrogen alpha and while light images of AR1654, the largest sunspot group in months to appear on the sun.

Solar Maximum During a Low Activity Solar Cycle

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Date Imaged       :

January 13, 2013

Lens       :

Astrophysics 5

Camera       :

Dragonfly2

Filter       :

Hydrogen alpha and Baader Herschel Wedge

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio