ICSTARS Astronomy's Hydrogen Alpha Solar Observations

September 3rd, 2001

2001-09-03 - Photographs taken between 21:30:00 UT and 22:15:00 UT. Rotation 1980 - Location: Bonner Springs, Kansas, USA. 4.75 inch refractor operating at f42 with prototype .4 angstrom prominence filter. Sky: Clear. Seeing: Good. Kodak Tech Pan 2415 film. Enhanced with Adobe Photoshop. All Photos (C)2001 by Vic & Jen Winter/ICSTARS Astronomy.

The "Yellowscope" traveled to the Robinson Lunar Observatory for an afternoon workout with the
still camera and a test with a ccd video capture setup. (See those results soon!) Thanks go to Rob Robinson for great ccd video help and to Helen Robinson for a great dinner!

Under the beautiful flares and loops seen above, Region 9591 rounded the limb.

Region 9601 crossed the center of the solar disk.

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