Visible light Solar Imagery 2013

Presented below is high resolution solar imagery obtained during 2013.

 

Click for full size images.                                   356mm SCT with full aperture Baader white light filter.

July 21st, 2013 - AR11793: Some moments of good seeing conditions. The two spots of the group continue to change and develop. Note the well defined granulation surrounding the spots each granule being a convection cell around 1000km in size.


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July 20th, 2013 - AR11793: Fair seeing conditions. The main spot continues to develop now looking more elongated than a few days previously.


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July 17th, 2013 - AR11793: Fair seeing conditions. Two well defined separate spots having just appeared over the limb onto the visible disk.


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July 10th, 2013 - AR11785: Poor seeing conditions again. The group is now much diminished in size compared to four days earlier and continued to decay as it moved off the visible disk out of view.


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July 9th, 2013 - AR11785: Poor seeing conditions. Significant changes can be seen in the group when compared to previous images.


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July 8th, 2013 - AR11785: Poorer seeing conditions than on July 6th though dramatic changes can be seen in the group when compared to the image two days previously.


Click for full size images.                                                                            356mm SCT with full aperture Baader white light filter.

July 6th, 2013 - AR11785: Large sunspot AR11785. One of the largest sunspots so far observed during 2013 this group put on a good show through the first half of July. The high resolution view shows the active region in detail as well as the surrounding solar granulation. This image also featured as NASA's Astronomy Picture of the day.

 


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