H-alpha Sun – August 22, 2016

Again, some activity on the Sun’s limb with a few large proms.

Equipment: TS 115mm F/7 APO Refractor, Quark Chromosphere H-alpha filter, Baader UV/IR cut filter, ASI 174MM camera. 700 out of 4000 frames. Seeing 5/10.

The colored version:

SunHalphaAug222016color.jpg

And grayscale:

SunHalphaAug222016.jpg

UPDATE (August 23, 2016):

One more image pair showing the same region presented above but at a different angle:

Aug22prom2016Col.jpg

Aug22prom2016BW.jpg

And a small active region as seen from above:

ARAug22.jpg

And a three-frame animation showing soft evolution of the solar surface on a period of only 15 minutes:

anim22aug.gif

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