Sunspot AR2738 By Oleg Toumilovitch

Taken between 7 and 8 am SA time on April 15

Sunspot AR2738 was 3 times the diameter of Earth, it was an unexpected feature on the Sun’s surface, because Sun is at it’s “solar minimum” at present, which normally is associated with absence of any active regions on the surface.

Celestron C8 OTA @F6.3; 24mm TAL Super Plossl eyepiece; Full aperture FOTON/Baader Solar filter; AVX Mount; Celestron NeXYZ phone adapter; Huawei phone in auto exposure/auto focus mode. Single shot.

Sunspot AR2738

 

Celstron C8 OTA @ F10; FOTON/Baader full aperture solar filter; Canon EOS550D , video approx .1200 frames stacked in Registax, processed on Photoshop. Further enchancement in Snapseed (Android app) produced intensified granulation of Sun’s photosphere.

Sunspot AR2738 By Oleg Toumilovitch

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