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H-Alpha Art!

I got back from work too late to catch the sunspots yesterday, but I managed to take a few images of the sun as it was setting behind a hill almost a mile away. The effect of the silhouetted trees in front of the sun is quite dramatic and although the sunspots and filaments on the sun are not very clear the whole image is really quite pleasing. The branches of the trees have an almost frosted look to them in stark contrast to the glowing furnace behind them. Here’s the image……..

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Categories: Astrophotography, Solar
  1. March 29, 2008 at 3:14 pm

    Awesome image Mark! I saw this image on Spaceweather and just had to do a search for more of your images. That’s how I found this blog. Great work! I would like to get some tips from you on imaging with the PST, but couldn’t find an email address for you. I would sure appreciate it if you could contact me at kevinbozard@embarqmail.com. I have a few questions I’d love to ask. :)Keep the very nice images coming, I’d love to see more!Kevin BozardRidgeland,SCwww.kevinbozard.com

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