A guide to sunspots

Facts about sunspots and images of the Sun's surface.

AR2565 / AR2567 by Ewan Hobbs, Hastings, UK. Equipment: AZEQ6GT Mount,152mm TecnoSky Refractor, 135mm Baader D-ERF,Daystar Quark Chromosphere & Point Grey IMX174 camera.
Published: July 12, 2021 at 11:19 am
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Sunspots are regions on the surface of the Sun that appear dark because they are cooler than the surrounding area.

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Typically a sunspot will have a dark inner core known as the umbra, and a lighter surrounding region named the penumbra

Sunspots are just one feature visible on the dynamic, ever-changing surface of our host star, which is affected by the movement of gases and the twisting and tangling of the Sun’s magnetic field.

Sunspot group AR2781 John Chumack, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 28 November 2020. Equipment: QHY5III290M CMOS camera, Lunt 60mm/500mm H-Alpha Solar telescope, Paramount MyT mount
Sunspot group AR2781 John Chumack, Dayton, Ohio, USA, 28 November 2020. Equipment: QHY5III290M CMOS camera, Lunt 60mm/500mm H-Alpha Solar telescope, Paramount MyT mount

The Sun goes through very quiet periods and then becomes very active, with lots of activity visible on the surface including solar prominences, solar flares and sunspots.

Solar activity rises and falls in regular peaks and troughs that occur roughly every 11 years. This is known as the solar cycle.

Sunspots form due to disturbances in the Sun’s magnetic field. At these regions, the magnetic field is much stronger, causing an increase in pressure.

This concentrated magnetic field prevents hot gas from within the Sun rising to the surface and escaping, causing the region to be much cooler.

Sunspot Andy Booth, Newark on Trent, 14 May 2019. Equipment: Altair Astro CPCAM2 AR0130 camera, Sky-Watcher 102mm Guidescope 4-inch f/5.9 refractor, Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro Mount.
Sunspot, by Andy Booth, Newark on Trent, 14 May 2019. Equipment: Altair Astro CPCAM2 AR0130 camera, Sky-Watcher 102mm Guidescope 4-inch f/5.9 refractor, Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro Mount.

Whereas a sunspot might have a temperature of around 3,500°C, for example, the surrounding area could be around 5,500°C.

A sunspot might only last days on the surface of the Sun, or may be visible for weeks or even months before disappearing.

They also appear to move across the face of the Sun, and many astrophotographers love photographing them and tracking their movement.

100 Days of Sunspots Soumyadeep Mukherjee, Kolkata, India, December 2020–April 2021 Equipment: Nikon D5600, Sigma 150–600mm lens, Digitek DTR 520BH tripod
A composite image showing the movement of a sunspot across the face of the Sun, by Soumyadeep Mukherjee, Kolkata, India, December 2020–April 2021. Equipment: Nikon D5600, Sigma 150–600mm lens, Digitek DTR 520BH tripod

Sunspots can be as wide as Earth, and but they can also be much larger, even as wide as 100,000km.

Tracking sunspots is a good way for solar scientists to decipher whether the Sun is reaching minimum activity and quietening down, or whether it is approaching peak activity.

If you'd like to do this yourself, read our guide on how to observe sunspots.

Sunspots may also affect life on Earth. Powerful ejections from the Sun known as solar flares occur near sunspots, so more active sunspots could mean more solar flares, resulting in geomagnetic storms.

Sunspot AR12738 on the surface of the Sun, photographed by Graham Algeo, Northamptonshire, 10 April 2019 Equipment: Canon EOS 700D DSLR camera, Sky-Watcher Explorer 200P Dobsonian, Skywatcher EQ5 Pro mount.
Sunspot AR12738 on the surface of the Sun, photographed by Graham Algeo, Northamptonshire, 10 April 2019
Equipment: Canon EOS 700D DSLR camera, Sky-Watcher Explorer 200P Dobsonian, Skywatcher EQ5 Pro mount.

These storms often mean an increase in aurora activity, or even potential disruption of satellites and communication systems.

The largest sunspot ever recorded was observed in 1947 and was three times as large as sunspot AR 12192, which was observed in 2014 and was about 80,000 miles across.

Below is a selection of images of sunspots captured by BBC Sky at Night Magazine readers and astrophotographers.

For more help on safe solar observing and photographing, read our guide on how to observe the Sun or how to photograph the Sun.

And if you are a solar photographer, don’t forget to send us your images or share them with us via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Sunspot pictures

AR1216 Sunspot by Piotr Maliäski, Warszawa, Poland. Equipment: SCT C11, HEQ5 SynScan, Meade DSI III Pro, Baader Astrosolar ND 5.0 (Kendrick fitted for C11), 590nm narrowbaand yellow filter ("He-I").
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AR1216 Sunspot by Piotr Maliäski, Warszawa, Poland. Equipment: SCT C11, HEQ5 SynScan, Meade DSI III Pro, Baader Astrosolar ND 5.0 (Kendrick fitted for C11), 590nm narrowbaand yellow filter ("He-I").

AR1216 Sunspot v2 by Piotr Maliäski, Warszawa, Poland. Equipment: C11, HEQ5 SynScan, Basler Ace 640-100gm, 590nm narrowband "He-I" filter, Baader Astrosolar ND 5.0
AR1216 Sunspot v2 by Piotr Maliäski, Warszawa, Poland. Equipment: C11, HEQ5 SynScan, Basler Ace 640-100gm, 590nm narrowband "He-I" filter, Baader Astrosolar ND 5.0
My second attempt at capturing Sunspots by David Burr, Wimborne, UK. Equipment: Canon DSLR, Celestron 8" reflector, Baader solar film
My second attempt at capturing Sunspots by David Burr, Wimborne, UK. Equipment: Canon DSLR, Celestron 8" reflector, Baader solar film
Close up of the Sun Gary Palmer, Llanbister, UK. Equipment: Solarmax II 90mm, Opticstar Camera, NEQ6 mount
Close up of the Sun Gary Palmer, Llanbister, UK. Equipment: Solarmax II 90mm, Opticstar Camera, NEQ6 mount
Sunspot Group by Gary Palmer, Sutton, Surrey, UK. Equipment: Solarmax II 90, Celestron CGEM DX mount, Atik314L+ CCD.
Sunspot Group by Gary Palmer, Sutton, Surrey, UK. Equipment: Solarmax II 90, Celestron CGEM DX mount, Atik314L+ CCD.
Sunspot and Surface Detail by Gary Palmer, Sutton, Surrey, UK. Equipment: Solarmax II 90mm, Lumenera Skynyx 2.0m, 2.5 Powermate
Sunspot and Surface Detail by Gary Palmer, Sutton, Surrey, UK. Equipment: Solarmax II 90mm, Lumenera Skynyx 2.0m, 2.5 Powermate
Sunspot 1476 by Tom Howard, Crawley, Sussex, UK. Equipment: Skywatchwer 100ED refractor, EQ6 mount, Nikon D7000, Imaging Source DBK21.
Sunspot 1476 by Tom Howard, Crawley, Sussex, UK. Equipment: Skywatchwer 100ED refractor, EQ6 mount, Nikon D7000, Imaging Source DBK21.
Sunspot Regions 1520, 1521 & 1519 by Gary Palmer, Sutton, Surrey, UK. Equipment: Solarmax 90 II, DMK 31 Camera, 2.5 Powermate.
Sunspot Regions 1520, 1521 & 1519 by Gary Palmer, Sutton, Surrey, UK. Equipment: Solarmax 90 II, DMK 31 Camera, 2.5 Powermate.
Surface Shot of the Sun by Gary Palmer, Sutton, Surrey, UK. Equipment: Solarmax II 90, Vixen SXW mount, 3 X Teleview Barlow, DMK 31 Camera.
Surface Shot of the Sun by Gary Palmer, Sutton, Surrey, UK. Equipment: Solarmax II 90, Vixen SXW mount, 3 X Teleview Barlow, DMK 31 Camera.
AR1564 by I. Kooren, Heenvliet, The Netherlands. Equipment: Solarmax60S, DMK31, NEQ6.
AR1564 by I. Kooren, Heenvliet, The Netherlands. Equipment: Solarmax60S, DMK31, NEQ6.
Surface Shot of the Sun by Gary Palmer, Sutton, Surrey, UK. Equipment: Solarmax II 90mm, DMK 31 Camera, Vixen SVX mount.
Surface Shot of the Sun by Gary Palmer, Sutton, Surrey, UK. Equipment: Solarmax II 90mm, DMK 31 Camera, Vixen SVX mount.
Sunspot Active Region 1575 by Nicholas Cook, Eastwood, Nottingham, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher 200p, Canon 1000D SLR, 3 x Barlow, Baader solar film.
Sunspot Active Region 1575 by Nicholas Cook, Eastwood, Nottingham, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher 200p, Canon 1000D SLR, 3 x Barlow, Baader solar film.
Sun Spots by Stuart Powell, Leeds, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher 200p, motorised EQ5 Mount, Home made solar filter 2" aperture, D700 with wireless remote trigger.
Sun Spots by Stuart Powell, Leeds, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher 200p, motorised EQ5 Mount, Home made solar filter 2" aperture, D700 with wireless remote trigger.
Sunspots 16th March 2013 by Simon Rowland, Ponteland, Northumberland, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher 80ST table top refractor, SPC900 webcam, 0.8 focal reducer, IR filter.
Sunspots 16th March 2013 by Simon Rowland, Ponteland, Northumberland, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher 80ST table top refractor, SPC900 webcam, 0.8 focal reducer, IR filter.
Active Region 1711 Close-Up, 2nd April 2013, 13:00 BST, by Steve Ward, Red Lodge, Suffolk, UK. Equipment: Canon EOS1000D, Skywatcher Mak180Pro, HEQ5Pro, Baader ND3.8 Imaging film, 1.8 x Barlow, UHC, S/L filters.
Active Region 1711 Close-Up, 2nd April 2013, 13:00 BST, by Steve Ward, Red Lodge, Suffolk, UK. Equipment: Canon EOS1000D, Skywatcher Mak180Pro, HEQ5Pro, Baader ND3.8 Imaging film, 1.8 x Barlow, UHC, S/L filters.
Sunspot 1726 by Tom Howard, Crawley, Sussex, UK. Equipment: Nikon D7000, Skywatcher 100ED refractor, AZ4 tripod.
Sunspot 1726 by Tom Howard, Crawley, Sussex, UK. Equipment: Nikon D7000, Skywatcher 100ED refractor, AZ4 tripod.
AR1734 PST MOD by Ivar Kooren, Heenvliet, The Netherlands. Equipment: 102mm PST MOD, DMK31, NEQ6
AR1734 PST MOD by Ivar Kooren, Heenvliet, The Netherlands. Equipment: 102mm PST MOD, DMK31, NEQ6
Sunspots by Steven Halley, Bridgwater, Somerset, UK. Equipment: Meade ETX-80, Canon EOS 600D.
Sunspots by Steven Halley, Bridgwater, Somerset, UK. Equipment: Meade ETX-80, Canon EOS 600D.
AR1745 PST by Ivar Kooren, Heenvliet, The Netherlands. Equipment: NEQ6, DMK31, PST MOD.
AR1745 PST by Ivar Kooren, Heenvliet, The Netherlands. Equipment: NEQ6, DMK31, PST MOD.
AR1745 PST by Ivar Kooren, Heenvliet, The Netherlands. Equipment: NEQ6, DMK31, PST MOD.
AR1745 PST by Ivar Kooren, Heenvliet, The Netherlands. Equipment: NEQ6, DMK31, PST MOD.
AR1762 by Ivar Kooren, Heenvliet, The Netherlands. Equipment: DMK31, PST MOD.
AR1762 by Ivar Kooren, Heenvliet, The Netherlands. Equipment: DMK31, PST MOD.
Solar Max Sunspot Group by Thomas, Arizona, UK. Equipment: Robotic Telescope, MicroObservatory.
Solar Max Sunspot Group by Thomas, Arizona, UK. Equipment: Robotic Telescope, MicroObservatory.
Active Region 1785 by Stuart Green, Preston, UK. Equipment: 150mm Solar Scope, H-alpha filter, Energy Rejection filter, TeleVue 2.5X telecentric lens, DMK41 mono CCD.
Active Region 1785 by Stuart Green, Preston, UK. Equipment: 150mm Solar Scope, H-alpha filter, Energy Rejection filter, TeleVue 2.5X telecentric lens, DMK41 mono CCD.
Active Region 1476 by Stuart Green, Preston, UK. Equipment: 150mm Solar Scope, Tuneable H-alpha Etalon, DMK41 mono CCD.
Active Region 1476 by Stuart Green, Preston, UK. Equipment: 150mm Solar Scope, Tuneable H-alpha Etalon, DMK41 mono CCD.
AR1944, White light Sun by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Alicante, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, Canon 450D, Baader Solar photo film ND3.8.
AR1944, White light Sun by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Alicante, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, Canon 450D, Baader Solar photo film ND3.8.
AR1944 & AR1946 by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Alicante, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, Canon 450D, Baader Solar photo film ND3.8.
AR1944 & AR1946 by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Alicante, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, Canon 450D, Baader Solar photo film ND3.8.
Sunspots and... an airplane! by Giuseppe Turdo, Clacton-On-Sea, UK. Equipment: Canon 550D, Skywatcher 130/900.
Sunspots and... an airplane! by Giuseppe Turdo, Clacton-On-Sea, UK. Equipment: Canon 550D, Skywatcher 130/900.
AR1967 by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Spain. Equipment: 6" Reflector, Canon 450D, Baader ND3.8 solar film
AR1967 by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Spain. Equipment: 6" Reflector, Canon 450D, Baader ND3.8 solar film
AR1967 & AR1968 by Alastair Woodward, Derby, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher 150p (EQ3-2) + RA/DEC motors, Canon 350d, Astrozap Baader Solar Filter.
AR1967 & AR1968 by Alastair Woodward, Derby, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher 150p (EQ3-2) + RA/DEC motors, Canon 350d, Astrozap Baader Solar Filter.
Sunspots by Colin D. Anderson. LRPS, Langley, Berkshire, UK. Equipment: SkyWatcher 8" reflector, Sony Alpha 700 at prime focus.
Sunspots by Colin D. Anderson. LRPS, Langley, Berkshire, UK. Equipment: SkyWatcher 8" reflector, Sony Alpha 700 at prime focus.
Active Region and Prom April 21st by Stephen Jennette, Morecambe, UK. Equipment: Lunt L60 Pressure Tuner, Skywatcher EQ8, Chameleon mono camera, Televue Powermate 2.5
Active Region and Prom April 21st by Stephen Jennette, Morecambe, UK. Equipment: Lunt L60 Pressure Tuner, Skywatcher EQ8, Chameleon mono camera, Televue Powermate 2.5
AR2060 taken in Hydrogen-Alpha Light by Stuart Green, Preston, Lancashire, UK. Equipment: 150mm hydrogen alpha solar telescope, DMK41 mono camera.
AR2060 taken in Hydrogen-Alpha Light by Stuart Green, Preston, Lancashire, UK. Equipment: 150mm hydrogen alpha solar telescope, DMK41 mono camera.
The Active Sun by Peter J Williamson FRAS, Whittington, Shropshire, UK. Equipment: Coronado 60mm Double Stacked Solar Max 2, ZWO ASI120MC, Nexstar SLT Mount.
The Active Sun by Peter J Williamson FRAS, Whittington, Shropshire, UK. Equipment: Coronado 60mm Double Stacked Solar Max 2, ZWO ASI120MC, Nexstar SLT Mount.
Departing Active Regions 2080 and 2085 by Stuart Green, Preston, Lancashire, UK. Equipment: 150mm solar telescope, solar filters tuned to H-alpha at 656.28nm, DMK41.
Departing Active Regions 2080 and 2085 by Stuart Green, Preston, Lancashire, UK. Equipment: 150mm solar telescope, solar filters tuned to H-alpha at 656.28nm, DMK41.
CaK Sun showing Active Regions by Mike Garbett, Walsall, UK. Equipment: Lunt 60mm, CaK 1200, DMK41
CaK Sun showing Active Regions by Mike Garbett, Walsall, UK. Equipment: Lunt 60mm, CaK 1200, DMK41
Close up Sunspot by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Alicante, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, Tal x3 Barlow, ZWO ASI120mm, Baader uv/ir cut filter, Baader ND3.8 solar film.
Close up Sunspot by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Alicante, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, Tal x3 Barlow, ZWO ASI120mm, Baader uv/ir cut filter, Baader ND3.8 solar film.
White Light and H-a Comparison of Sunspot 12109 by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, Baader ND3.8 solar photo film, ASI120mm, Baader UV/IR cut filter, 88mm PST mod, ASI120mm, Baader UV/IR cut filter.
White Light and H-a Comparison of Sunspot 12109 by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, Baader ND3.8 solar photo film, ASI120mm, Baader UV/IR cut filter, 88mm PST mod, ASI120mm, Baader UV/IR cut filter.
Sun Spots AR2104 AR2107 by Alison Bossaert, High Spen, Rowlands Gill, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher Evostar 100ED, Baader CoolCeramic Herschel Wedge Solar diagonal (photographic), Continuum and Neutral Density filters, DMK41 mono, Celestron Advanced VX mount.
Sun Spots AR2104 AR2107 by Alison Bossaert, High Spen, Rowlands Gill, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher Evostar 100ED, Baader CoolCeramic Herschel Wedge Solar diagonal (photographic), Continuum and Neutral Density filters, DMK41 mono, Celestron Advanced VX mount.
The Spots Return! by Jarrod, Mutxamel, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, Canon 450D, Baader ND3.8 solar film, Astronomik OIII filter
The Spots Return! by Jarrod, Mutxamel, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, Canon 450D, Baader ND3.8 solar film, Astronomik OIII filter
AR 2141 Active Area by Peter J Williamson FRAS, Whittington, Shropshire, UK. Equipment: Coronado 90mm Solarmax II, ZWOAS120MM Camera
AR 2141 Active Area by Peter J Williamson FRAS, Whittington, Shropshire, UK. Equipment: Coronado 90mm Solarmax II, ZWOAS120MM Camera
AR 2146 & 2147 plus Prominence by Peter J Williamson FRAS, Whittington, Shropshire, UK. Equipment: Coronado 90mm Solarmax II, ZWOAS120MM Camera.
AR 2146 & 2147 plus Prominence by Peter J Williamson FRAS, Whittington, Shropshire, UK. Equipment: Coronado 90mm Solarmax II, ZWOAS120MM Camera.
AR12192 & Earth to Scale by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, ZWO ASI120mm, 6" Baader ND3.8 solar filter, Baader UV/IR cut filter
AR12192 & Earth to Scale by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, ZWO ASI120mm, 6" Baader ND3.8 solar filter, Baader UV/IR cut filter
AR12192! by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, ZWO ASI120mm, Baader ND3.8 solar film, Baader uv/ir filter
AR12192! by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, ZWO ASI120mm, Baader ND3.8 solar film, Baader uv/ir filter
NOAA 12192 (White Light) by Pete Williamson FRAS, Whittington, Shropshire, UK. Equipment: Bresser 152mm f7.5 Refractor, Herschel Wedge, ZWO120MM Camera
NOAA 12192 (White Light) by Pete Williamson FRAS, Whittington, Shropshire, UK. Equipment: Bresser 152mm f7.5 Refractor, Herschel Wedge, ZWO120MM Camera
NOAA 12192 Naked Eye Sunspot by Pete Williamson FRAS, Whittington, Shropshire, UK. Equipment: Coronado 90mm Solarmax II, ZWO ASI120 MM Camera
NOAA 12192 Naked Eye Sunspot by Pete Williamson FRAS, Whittington, Shropshire, UK. Equipment: Coronado 90mm Solarmax II, ZWO ASI120 MM Camera
AR 2192 by Pete Williamson FRAS, Whittington, Shropshire, UK. Equipment: Coronado 90mm SolarMax II, ZWOASI129MM Camera.
AR 2192 by Pete Williamson FRAS, Whittington, Shropshire, UK. Equipment: Coronado 90mm SolarMax II, ZWOASI129MM Camera.
AR 2192 More Flare Activity by Pete Williamson FRAS, Whittington, Shropshire, UK. Equipment: Coronado 90mm SolarMax II, ZWOASI120MM Camera
AR 2192 More Flare Activity by Pete Williamson FRAS, Whittington, Shropshire, UK. Equipment: Coronado 90mm SolarMax II, ZWOASI120MM Camera
One shot sunspot AR 2192 by Astro-retro, Serignan, France. Equipment: Secretan Astronomical 95mm Telescope
One shot sunspot AR 2192 by Astro-retro, Serignan, France. Equipment: Secretan Astronomical 95mm Telescope
AR 2209 & 2214 by Peter J Williamson FRAS, Whittington, Shropshire, UK. Equipment: Coronado 90mm SolarMax II, 2x Coronado Barlow, ZWOASI120MM Camera
AR 2209 & 2214 by Peter J Williamson FRAS, Whittington, Shropshire, UK. Equipment: Coronado 90mm SolarMax II, 2x Coronado Barlow, ZWOASI120MM Camera
Active Region 2209 Imaged in Calcium K by Mike Garbett, Walsall, W. Midlands, UK. Equipment: HEQ5 Pro, Lunt 60, Lunt CaK1200, x2 Barlow, PG Grasshopper camera.
Active Region 2209 Imaged in Calcium K by Mike Garbett, Walsall, W. Midlands, UK. Equipment: HEQ5 Pro, Lunt 60, Lunt CaK1200, x2 Barlow, PG Grasshopper camera.
M Class Flare from AR 2222 by Peter J Williamson FRAS, Whittington, Shropshire, UK. Equipment: Coronado 90mm Solarmax II, 2 x Coronado Barlow, ZWOASI120MM Camera
M Class Flare from AR 2222 by Peter J Williamson FRAS, Whittington, Shropshire, UK. Equipment: Coronado 90mm Solarmax II, 2 x Coronado Barlow, ZWOASI120MM Camera
Sun Spot 8/2/2015 by Peter Taylor, Coventry, UK. Equipment: William Optics Zs80iied, Ccd Sx Loadestar.
Sun Spot 8/2/2015 by Peter Taylor, Coventry, UK. Equipment: William Optics Zs80iied, Ccd Sx Loadestar.
The Sun & Sunspots by Callum Pennington, St. Helens, Merseyside, UK. Equipment: Sky-Watcher BK 1309, EQ2 mount, 25mm wide angle eyepiece, a 130mm diameter solar filter, Smart Phone, Carson Optical Universal Optics Adapter.
The Sun & Sunspots by Callum Pennington, St. Helens, Merseyside, UK. Equipment: Sky-Watcher BK 1309, EQ2 mount, 25mm wide angle eyepiece, a 130mm diameter solar filter, Smart Phone, Carson Optical Universal Optics Adapter.
Active Region 2321 by Stuart Green, Preston, UK. Equipment: 150mm solar telescope, Basler acA1920-155um monochrome.
Active Region 2321 by Stuart Green, Preston, UK. Equipment: 150mm solar telescope, Basler acA1920-155um monochrome.
AR2192 by Fayçal Demri, Algiers, Algeria. Equipment: Telescope C8, Barlow x2, DMK 51AU02.AS, Thousand Oaks solar filter
AR2192 by Fayçal Demri, Algiers, Algeria. Equipment: Telescope C8, Barlow x2, DMK 51AU02.AS, Thousand Oaks solar filter
AR2192 by Fayçal Demri, Algiers, Algeria. Equipment: Telescope C8, Barlow x2, DMK 51AU02.AS, Thousand Oaks solar filter
AR2192 by Fayçal Demri, Algiers, Algeria. Equipment: Telescope C8, Barlow x2, DMK 51AU02.AS, Thousand Oaks solar filter
AR2339-2345 by Stuart Green, Preston, Lancashire, UK. Equipment: 150mm solar telescope, H-alpha solar filters, 1.8X Barlow, Basler acA1920-155um camera.
AR2339-2345 by Stuart Green, Preston, Lancashire, UK. Equipment: 150mm solar telescope, H-alpha solar filters, 1.8X Barlow, Basler acA1920-155um camera.
Active Regions by Ivar Kooren, Heenvliet, The Netherlands. Equipment: PST MOD 100mm
Active Regions by Ivar Kooren, Heenvliet, The Netherlands. Equipment: PST MOD 100mm
Close up of AR2367 by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, ZWO ASI120mm, Baader ND3.8 solar film, UV/IR filters, Bresser SA x2 Barlow
Close up of AR2367 by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, ZWO ASI120mm, Baader ND3.8 solar film, UV/IR filters, Bresser SA x2 Barlow
Sunspots by Stephen Gill, Nelson, Lancashire, UK. Equipment: Celestron 102SLT refractor, Canon 600D modified.
Sunspots by Stephen Gill, Nelson, Lancashire, UK. Equipment: Celestron 102SLT refractor, Canon 600D modified.
Sun Spots 22/08/15 by Richard Wykes, Oxfordshire, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher ED80, Lunt wedge, Canon 1000D.
Sun Spots 22/08/15 by Richard Wykes, Oxfordshire, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher ED80, Lunt wedge, Canon 1000D.
The Sun AR2422 by Ivar Kooren, Heenvliet, The Netherlands. Equipment: Evostar 100mm PST mod, Teleview 2.5x Powermate, ZWO ASI174mm, NEQ6
The Sun AR2422 by Ivar Kooren, Heenvliet, The Netherlands. Equipment: Evostar 100mm PST mod, Teleview 2.5x Powermate, ZWO ASI174mm, NEQ6
Heart & Sol by Ewan Hobbs, Hastings, UK. Equipment: 152mm TechnoSky Refractor, AZEQ6 Mount, 135mm Front Mounted Baader D-ERF, Quark Chromosphere with a 2" 0.5 Reducer, IS DMK21AU618 Mono CCD
Heart & Sol by Ewan Hobbs, Hastings, UK. Equipment: 152mm TechnoSky Refractor, AZEQ6 Mount, 135mm Front Mounted Baader D-ERF, Quark Chromosphere with a 2" 0.5 Reducer, IS DMK21AU618 Mono CCD
Our Nearest Star 16/4/2016 by Sarah & Simon Fisher, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, UK. Equipment: Prime focus single shot, Canon 600D, Maksutov 127mm telescope, homemade Baader Solar filter
Our Nearest Star 16/4/2016 by Sarah & Simon Fisher, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, UK. Equipment: Prime focus single shot, Canon 600D, Maksutov 127mm telescope, homemade Baader Solar filter
Sunspot in H-Alpha by Nico Altena, Netherland. Equipment: Lunt 60mm, Baroklens 2X, ZWO ASI174mm ccd camera
Sunspot in H-Alpha by Nico Altena, Netherland. Equipment: Lunt 60mm, Baroklens 2X, ZWO ASI174mm ccd camera
Sunspot by Nico Altena, Netherland. Equipment: Meade RCX 400 10", Barow lens 2x, solar filter
Sunspot by Nico Altena, Netherland. Equipment: Meade RCX 400 10", Barow lens 2x, solar filter
Sunspots on the Sun by Nico Altena, Netherland. Equipment: Meade RCX 10", solar filter
Sunspots on the Sun by Nico Altena, Netherland. Equipment: Meade RCX 10", solar filter
The Sun has a heart! by John Chumack, Ohio, USA. Equipment: Lunt 60mm/50F HA Solar Scope, QHY5IIL CCD, 2x barlow.
The Sun has a heart! by John Chumack, Ohio, USA. Equipment: Lunt 60mm/50F HA Solar Scope, QHY5IIL CCD, 2x barlow.
Nice sunspot! by John Chumack, Dayton, Ohio, USA. Equipment: Lunt 60mm/50F HA scope, QHY5IIL Camera, 2x barlow.
Nice sunspot! by John Chumack, Dayton, Ohio, USA. Equipment: Lunt 60mm/50F HA scope, QHY5IIL Camera, 2x barlow.
Nice sunspot! by John Chumack, Dayton, Ohio, USA. Equipment: Lunt 60mm/50F HA scope, QHY5IIL Camera, 2x barlow.
Nice sunspot! by John Chumack, Dayton, Ohio, USA. Equipment: Lunt 60mm/50F HA scope, QHY5IIL Camera, 2x barlow.
Sunspot AR2546 by Ewan Hobbs, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher AZEQ6 Mount, 152mm F5.9 TecnoSky Refractor, 135mm Front Mounted D-ERF, Daystar Quark Chromosphere HA Eyepiece, DMK21AU618.
Sunspot AR2546 by Ewan Hobbs, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher AZEQ6 Mount, 152mm F5.9 TecnoSky Refractor, 135mm Front Mounted D-ERF, Daystar Quark Chromosphere HA Eyepiece, DMK21AU618.
AR2553 by Ewan Hobbs, UK. Equipment: AZEQ6 Mount, 152mm TecnoSky Refractor, 135mm Baader D-ERF Front Mounted Filter, Daystar Quark Chromosphere, DMK21AU618
AR2553 by Ewan Hobbs, UK. Equipment: AZEQ6 Mount, 152mm TecnoSky Refractor, 135mm Baader D-ERF Front Mounted Filter, Daystar Quark Chromosphere, DMK21AU618
14-07-2016 Active Region by Ewan Hobbs, Hastings, UK. Equipment: AZEQ6GT Skywatcher Mount, 152mm F5.9 TecnoSky Refractor, Baader 135mm D-ERF, Daystar Quark Chromosphere, DMK21AU618 Mono.
14-07-2016 Active Region by Ewan Hobbs, Hastings, UK. Equipment: AZEQ6GT Skywatcher Mount, 152mm F5.9 TecnoSky Refractor, Baader 135mm D-ERF, Daystar Quark Chromosphere, DMK21AU618 Mono.
AR2565 / AR2567 by Ewan Hobbs, Hastings, UK. Equipment: AZEQ6GT Mount,152mm TecnoSky Refractor, 135mm Baader D-ERF,Daystar Quark Chromosphere & Point Grey IMX174 camera.
AR2565 / AR2567 by Ewan Hobbs, Hastings, UK. Equipment: AZEQ6GT Mount,152mm TecnoSky Refractor, 135mm Baader D-ERF,Daystar Quark Chromosphere & Point Grey IMX174 camera.
Sunspots by Mark Hooper, Teignmouth, UK. Equipment: CG5GT Mount ,Skywatcher ED80 Scope, Daystar Quark Chromosphere, Pointgrey Blackfly Camera
Sunspots by Mark Hooper, Teignmouth, UK. Equipment: CG5GT Mount ,Skywatcher ED80 Scope, Daystar Quark Chromosphere, Pointgrey Blackfly Camera
AR2577 by Ewan Hobbs, Hastings, UK. Equipment: AZEQ6 GT Skywatcher Mount, TecnoSky 152mm Refractor, Daystar Quark Chromosphere, Baader 135mm D-ERF & Point Grey IMX 174 camera.
AR2577 by Ewan Hobbs, Hastings, UK. Equipment: AZEQ6 GT Skywatcher Mount, TecnoSky 152mm Refractor, Daystar Quark Chromosphere, Baader 135mm D-ERF & Point Grey IMX 174 camera.
Region 2645 by Anthony Day, Ash, Surrey, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher ED80, Lunt 2" wedge, Tal 3x barlow, Altair GPCAM mono
Region 2645 by Anthony Day, Ash, Surrey, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher ED80, Lunt 2" wedge, Tal 3x barlow, Altair GPCAM mono
Sunspot Group on 02.04.17 by Amit Sharma, London, UK. Equipment: TS optics 60ED, Quark chromosphere, QHY 5L-II Mono
Sunspot Group on 02.04.17 by Amit Sharma, London, UK. Equipment: TS optics 60ED, Quark chromosphere, QHY 5L-II Mono
4 Active Regions on the Sun in White Light 3rd April 2017 by Chris Higgins, Harrogate, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher ED80, homemade Baader solar film filter, ZWOASI174MM CMOS, Firecapture.
4 Active Regions on the Sun in White Light 3rd April 2017 by Chris Higgins, Harrogate, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher ED80, homemade Baader solar film filter, ZWOASI174MM CMOS, Firecapture.
Sunspots by Alice Hanney, Frome, Somerset, UK. Equipment: Orion xt6 Plus, Orion solar filter, iPhone 5s
Sunspots by Alice Hanney, Frome, Somerset, UK. Equipment: Orion xt6 Plus, Orion solar filter, iPhone 5s
Sun Spot AR2644 by Mark Forbes, Stockport, UK. Equipment: Altair Astro StarWave 102 ED f/7 refractor, Altair Astro IMX174 mono Hypercam, Daystar Quark Chromosphere filter.
Sun Spot AR2644 by Mark Forbes, Stockport, UK. Equipment: Altair Astro StarWave 102 ED f/7 refractor, Altair Astro IMX174 mono Hypercam, Daystar Quark Chromosphere filter.
Sun Spot AR2645 by Mark Forbes, Stockport, UK. Equipment: Altair Astro StarWave 102 ED f/7 refractor, Altair Astro IMX174 mono Hypercam, Daystar Quark Chromosphere filter.
Sun Spot AR2645 by Mark Forbes, Stockport, UK. Equipment: Altair Astro StarWave 102 ED f/7 refractor, Altair Astro IMX174 mono Hypercam, Daystar Quark Chromosphere filter.
Sunspot AR2645 - White Light by Alastair Woodward, Derby, UK. Equipment: Sky-watcher 120mm Achromat Refractor, Lunt Herschel Wedge, Baader Solar Continuum Filter, PG Blackfly Mono - IMX249, HEQ5 Mount
Sunspot AR2645 - White Light by Alastair Woodward, Derby, UK. Equipment: Sky-watcher 120mm Achromat Refractor, Lunt Herschel Wedge, Baader Solar Continuum Filter, PG Blackfly Mono - IMX249, HEQ5 Mount
AR2648 by Ewan Hobbs, Hastings, E. Sussex, UK. Equipment: Mount AZEQ6-GT, Scope 152mm TecnoSky, Quark Chromosphere, 135mm Baader D-ERF, Point Grey IMX174
AR2648 by Ewan Hobbs, Hastings, E. Sussex, UK. Equipment: Mount AZEQ6-GT, Scope 152mm TecnoSky, Quark Chromosphere, 135mm Baader D-ERF, Point Grey IMX174
AR2648 Variation on Processing by Ewan Hobbs, Hastings, E. Sussex, UK. Equipment: Mount AZEQ6-GT, Scope 152mm TecnoSky Achromat, Quark Chromosphere, 135mm Baader D-ERF & Point Grey IMX174 camera.
AR2648 Variation on Processing by Ewan Hobbs, Hastings, E. Sussex, UK. Equipment: Mount AZEQ6-GT, Scope 152mm TecnoSky Achromat, Quark Chromosphere, 135mm Baader D-ERF & Point Grey IMX174 camera.
AR2577 New Processing Technique by Ewan Hobbs, Hastings, E. Sussex, UK. Equipment: Mount AZEQ6-GT, 152mm TecnoSky Achromat, Quark Chromosphere, 135mm Baader D-ERF & Point Grey IMX174 camera.
AR2577 New Processing Technique by Ewan Hobbs, Hastings, E. Sussex, UK. Equipment: Mount AZEQ6-GT, 152mm TecnoSky Achromat, Quark Chromosphere, 135mm Baader D-ERF & Point Grey IMX174 camera.
AR 2664 by Avani Soares, Parsec Observatory, Canoas, Brazil. Equipment: C8, ASI 224, PM 2X, Solar Baader, Solar Continuum
AR 2664 by Avani Soares, Parsec Observatory, Canoas, Brazil. Equipment: C8, ASI 224, PM 2X, Solar Baader, Solar Continuum
White Light of Spot 2665 by Anthony Day, Ash, Surrey, UK. Equipment: White Light Wedge, Tal 3x barlow, ED80, Altair GPCam2 Mono
White Light of Spot 2665 by Anthony Day, Ash, Surrey, UK. Equipment: White Light Wedge, Tal 3x barlow, ED80, Altair GPCam2 Mono
Halpha of spot 2665 by Anthony Day, Ash, Surrey, UK. Equipment: Halpha (PST) and Tal 3x barlow, Altair GPCam2 Mono.
Halpha of spot 2665 by Anthony Day, Ash, Surrey, UK. Equipment: Halpha (PST) and Tal 3x barlow, Altair GPCam2 Mono.
AR2665 by Dave Searles, Kent, UK. Equipment: Baader solar film, Celestron CPC925, 2x barlow, ASI120mm-s camera.
AR2665 by Dave Searles, Kent, UK. Equipment: Baader solar film, Celestron CPC925, 2x barlow, ASI120mm-s camera.
Full view of AR2665 by Dave Searles, Kent, UK. Equipment: Baader solar film, Celestron CPC925, 2x barlow, ASI120mm-s camera.
Full view of AR2665 by Dave Searles, Kent, UK. Equipment: Baader solar film, Celestron CPC925, 2x barlow, ASI120mm-s camera.
Sunspot Group 2671 by Amit Sharma, London, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher Startravel ST102, Celestron AVX mount, Daystar Quark Chromosphere, Baader IR cut filter, Rowan Astronomy tilt adapter, QHY 5L-II mono CMOS cam
Sunspot Group 2671 by Amit Sharma, London, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher Startravel ST102, Celestron AVX mount, Daystar Quark Chromosphere, Baader IR cut filter, Rowan Astronomy tilt adapter, QHY 5L-II mono CMOS cam
AR2671 and AR2672 by Mark Illsley, Ynyslas, Wales, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher 130PDS, Skywatcher HEQ5, Canon 600D, GSO 2x Barlow, Seymour Solar film
AR2671 and AR2672 by Mark Illsley, Ynyslas, Wales, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher 130PDS, Skywatcher HEQ5, Canon 600D, GSO 2x Barlow, Seymour Solar film
Sun Spots by Paul Mason, Cannock, UK. Equipment: Meade LS8", White light filter, Celestron NexImage Burst Colour camera.
Sun Spots by Paul Mason, Cannock, UK. Equipment: Meade LS8", White light filter, Celestron NexImage Burst Colour camera.
AR 2688 by Fernando Oliveira De Menezes, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Equipment: Esprit 150 ED, Zwo asi 1600mm cooled Daystar cromosphere, ERF.
AR 2688 by Fernando Oliveira De Menezes, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Equipment: Esprit 150 ED, Zwo asi 1600mm cooled Daystar cromosphere, ERF.
Solar Activity by Alastair Woodward, Derby, UK. Equipment: Sky-watcher 120mm Evostar Achromat Refractor, Daystar Quark Chromosphere, Point Grey Blackfly mono CMOS
Solar Activity by Alastair Woodward, Derby, UK. Equipment: Sky-watcher 120mm Evostar Achromat Refractor, Daystar Quark Chromosphere, Point Grey Blackfly mono CMOS
Inverted Solar Activity by Alastair Woodward, Derby, UK. Equipment: Sky-watcher 120mm Evostar Achromat Refractor, Daystar Quark Chromosphere, Point Grey Blackfly mono CMOS
Inverted Solar Activity by Alastair Woodward, Derby, UK. Equipment: Sky-watcher 120mm Evostar Achromat Refractor, Daystar Quark Chromosphere, Point Grey Blackfly mono CMOS
The Sun in White Light by Luigi Fiorentino, Bari, Italy. Equipment: Refractor Orion 80ED, Hershel Wedge Baader Cool Ceramic, Televue Powermate 2.5x, BW Webcam Point Grey Chamaleon
The Sun in White Light by Luigi Fiorentino, Bari, Italy. Equipment: Refractor Orion 80ED, Hershel Wedge Baader Cool Ceramic, Televue Powermate 2.5x, BW Webcam Point Grey Chamaleon
The Sun in White Light by Luigi Fiorentino, Bari, Italy. Equipment: Refractor Orion 80ED, Hershel Wedge Baader Cool Ceramic, Televue Powermate 2.5x, BW Webcam Point Grey Chamaleon
The Sun in White Light by Luigi Fiorentino, Bari, Italy. Equipment: Refractor Orion 80ED, Hershel Wedge Baader Cool Ceramic, Televue Powermate 2.5x, BW Webcam Point Grey Chamaleon
Sun 5-08-11 by Gary Palmer, Wales, UK. Equipment: Solarmax 90mm, Opticstar
Sun 5-08-11 by Gary Palmer, Wales, UK. Equipment: Solarmax 90mm, Opticstar
Sun 3-08-11 by Gary Palmer, Wales, UK. Equipment: Solarmax 90, Opticstar camera
Sun 3-08-11 by Gary Palmer, Wales, UK. Equipment: Solarmax 90, Opticstar camera
Sun in Ha by Brian.M.Johnson, Kelling Heath, UK. Equipment: Coronado Filter, Televue 85 Refractor
Sun in Ha by Brian.M.Johnson, Kelling Heath, UK. Equipment: Coronado Filter, Televue 85 Refractor
Sun by Lee Housden, Essex, UK. Equipment: Sky Watcher 80mm APO, White Light Badder Filter, DBK.
Sun by Lee Housden, Essex, UK. Equipment: Sky Watcher 80mm APO, White Light Badder Filter, DBK.
Sun by Lee Housden, Essex, UK. Equipment: Sky Watcher 80mm APO, White Light Badder Filter, DBK.
Sun by Lee Housden, Essex, UK. Equipment: Sky Watcher 80mm APO, White Light Badder Filter, DBK.
Sun in White Light 30th July 2012 by Steve Ward, Newmarket, Suffolk, UK. Equipment: Canon 1000D, Skywatcher ED80 Pro, EQ3-2, Baader ND3.8 film, 1.8x Barlow and OIII filter.
Sun in White Light 30th July 2012 by Steve Ward, Newmarket, Suffolk, UK. Equipment: Canon 1000D, Skywatcher ED80 Pro, EQ3-2, Baader ND3.8 film, 1.8x Barlow and OIII filter.
The Sun by Ivar Kooren, Heenvliet, The Netherlands. Equipment: Solarmax60S, NEQ6, DMK31
The Sun by Ivar Kooren, Heenvliet, The Netherlands. Equipment: Solarmax60S, NEQ6, DMK31
The Sun 28-10-2012 by Ivar Kooren, Heenvliet, The Netherlands. Equipment: Solarmax60S, DMK31, NEQ6
The Sun 28-10-2012 by Ivar Kooren, Heenvliet, The Netherlands. Equipment: Solarmax60S, DMK31, NEQ6
Sun in White Light 19th February 2013 by Steve Ward, Red Lodge, Suffolk, UK. Equipment: Canon EOS1000D, Skywatcher ST120, Baader ND3.8 Imaging film, EQ3-2, UHC filter.
Sun in White Light 19th February 2013 by Steve Ward, Red Lodge, Suffolk, UK. Equipment: Canon EOS1000D, Skywatcher ST120, Baader ND3.8 Imaging film, EQ3-2, UHC filter.
Sun in White Light 14th March 2013, 07:45 by Steve Ward, Red Lodge, Suffolk, UK. Equipment: Canon EOS1000D, Skywatcher ST120, EQ3-2, ND3.8 Solar film, UHC filter, 1.8 x Barlow.
Sun in White Light 14th March 2013, 07:45 by Steve Ward, Red Lodge, Suffolk, UK. Equipment: Canon EOS1000D, Skywatcher ST120, EQ3-2, ND3.8 Solar film, UHC filter, 1.8 x Barlow.
Sun in White Light 3rd May 2013, 10:00 BST by Steve Ward, Red Lodge, Suffolk, UK. Equipment: Canon EOS1000D, Skywatcher ST120, EQ3-2, ND3.8 Solar film, 1.8 x Barlow and UHC+S/L filters.
Sun in White Light 3rd May 2013, 10:00 BST by Steve Ward, Red Lodge, Suffolk, UK. Equipment: Canon EOS1000D, Skywatcher ST120, EQ3-2, ND3.8 Solar film, 1.8 x Barlow and UHC+S/L filters.
The Sun - 3rd May 2013 by David Burr, Wimborne, UK. Equipment: Celestron CGEM, 8 inch S Cassegrain, solar filter, Canon EOS 500d.
The Sun - 3rd May 2013 by David Burr, Wimborne, UK. Equipment: Celestron CGEM, 8 inch S Cassegrain, solar filter, Canon EOS 500d.
Comparison by Tom Wakefield by Salford, Manchester, UK. Equipment: Coronado Solarmax 60 Single & Double stacked, Opticstar PX 137M.
Comparison by Tom Wakefield by Salford, Manchester, UK. Equipment: Coronado Solarmax 60 Single & Double stacked, Opticstar PX 137M.
The Sun by John T Smith, Wareham, Dorset UK. Equipment: Sky-Watcher Evo 90mm stopped down to 30mm, Baader filter, Canon EOS 1000D with T-ring.
The Sun by John T Smith, Wareham, Dorset UK. Equipment: Sky-Watcher Evo 90mm stopped down to 30mm, Baader filter, Canon EOS 1000D with T-ring.
Sun in White Light 9th January 2014 12:15 GMT by Steve Ward, Red Lodge, Suffolk UK, Equipment: Canon 1000D, EQ3-2 on 14' pier, ED80Pro, Nd3.8 Imaging film, OIII filter.
Sun in White Light 9th January 2014 12:15 GMT by Steve Ward, Red Lodge, Suffolk UK, Equipment: Canon 1000D, EQ3-2 on 14' pier, ED80Pro, Nd3.8 Imaging film, OIII filter.
Sun in White Light by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Alicante, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, Canon 450D, Baader ND 3.8 Solar film.
Sun in White Light by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Alicante, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, Canon 450D, Baader ND 3.8 Solar film.
Spotty Sun by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Alicante, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, Canon 450D, Baader ND 3.8 Solar film.
Spotty Sun by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Alicante, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, Canon 450D, Baader ND 3.8 Solar film.
Sun in White Light 1st March 2014 13:55 GMT by Steve Ward, Red Lodge, Suffolk UK, Equipment: Canon EOS1000D, Tal 100RS, Baader ND3.8 Imaging film, OIII filter.
Sun in White Light 1st March 2014 13:55 GMT by Steve Ward, Red Lodge, Suffolk UK, Equipment: Canon EOS1000D, Tal 100RS, Baader ND3.8 Imaging film, OIII filter.
Sun in White Light 20/3/14 by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Alicante, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, Canon 450D, Baader ND 3.8 Solar film, Astronomik OIII clip filter.
Sun in White Light 20/3/14 by Jarrod Bennett, Mutxamel, Alicante, Spain. Equipment: Skywatcher 150PL, Canon 450D, Baader ND 3.8 Solar film, Astronomik OIII clip filter.
Sun in White Light 21-3-14 09:30 GMT, Full disc and Close-Ups by Steve Ward, Red Lodge, Suffolk UK, Equipment: Canon EOS1000D, Tal 100RS, 1.3x Barlow, Baader ND3.8 Imaging film, OIII filter. SPC900NC Mon, Tal 100RS, 2x Barlow, 'Scopium' wedge, UV/IR Block
Sun in White Light 21-3-14 09:30 GMT, Full disc and Close-Ups by Steve Ward, Red Lodge, Suffolk UK, Equipment: Canon EOS1000D, Tal 100RS, 1.3x Barlow, Baader ND3.8 Imaging film, OIII filter. SPC900NC Mon, Tal 100RS, 2x Barlow, 'Scopium' wedge, UV/IR Block
Sun Spots by Paul Mason, Cannock, UK. Equipment: Personal Solar Telescope (PST) by Coronado, All In One Camera by Orion.
Sun Spots by Paul Mason, Cannock, UK. Equipment: Personal Solar Telescope (PST) by Coronado, All In One Camera by Orion.
Sun in White Light by Bill McSorley, Leeds, UK. Equipment: Celestron 5se, Alt/Az Mount, QHY5L-II planetary ccd.
Sun in White Light by Bill McSorley, Leeds, UK. Equipment: Celestron 5se, Alt/Az Mount, QHY5L-II planetary ccd.
SUN 18/2/2015 by Peter Taylor, Coventry, UK. Equipment: ZS80IIED, CCD SX Loadestar guide, Meade RCX 400 10", Baader Solar Film, Filters Meade ND96(0.9), IR Block.
SUN 18/2/2015 by Peter Taylor, Coventry, UK. Equipment: ZS80IIED, CCD SX Loadestar guide, Meade RCX 400 10", Baader Solar Film, Filters Meade ND96(0.9), IR Block.
SUN 24/2/2015 by Peter Taylor, Coventry, UK. Equipment: ZS80IIED, CCD SX Loadestar guide, Meade RCX 400 10", Baader Solar Film, Filters Meade ND96(0.9), IR Block.
SUN 24/2/2015 by Peter Taylor, Coventry, UK. Equipment: ZS80IIED, CCD SX Loadestar guide, Meade RCX 400 10", Baader Solar Film, Filters Meade ND96(0.9), IR Block.
SUN 10/3/15 by Peter Taylor, Coventry, UK. Equipment: zs80IIED, Loadstar CCD, Baader Film.
SUN 10/3/15 by Peter Taylor, Coventry, UK. Equipment: zs80IIED, Loadstar CCD, Baader Film.
SUN Whitelight by Peter Taylor, Coventry, UK. Equipment: zs80IIED, Loadstar CCD, Baader Film.
SUN Whitelight by Peter Taylor, Coventry, UK. Equipment: zs80IIED, Loadstar CCD, Baader Film.
SUN 18/3/2015 by Peter Taylor, Coventry, UK. Equipment: zs80IIED, Loadstar CCD, Baader Film.
SUN 18/3/2015 by Peter Taylor, Coventry, UK. Equipment: zs80IIED, Loadstar CCD, Baader Film.
SUN 7/4/2015 by Peter Taylor, Coventry, UK. Equipment: zs80IIED, Loadstar CCD, Baader Film.
SUN 7/4/2015 by Peter Taylor, Coventry, UK. Equipment: zs80IIED, Loadstar CCD, Baader Film.
Sun in Whitelight 14/4/15 by Peter Taylor, Coventry, UK. Equipment: zs80IIED, Loadstar CCD, Baader Film.
Sun in Whitelight 14/4/15 by Peter Taylor, Coventry, UK. Equipment: zs80IIED, Loadstar CCD, Baader Film.
Sun 18/4/15 by Peter Taylor, Coventry, UK. Equipment: zs80IIED, Loadstar CCD, Baader Film.
Sun 18/4/15 by Peter Taylor, Coventry, UK. Equipment: zs80IIED, Loadstar CCD, Baader Film.
Sun 28-05-2016 by Paul Cotton, Louth, UK. Equipment: Lunt LS50Tha solar telescope, ZWO ASI120MM camera.
Sun 28-05-2016 by Paul Cotton, Louth, UK. Equipment: Lunt LS50Tha solar telescope, ZWO ASI120MM camera.
Inverted Hydrogen Alpha Sun by Alastair Woodward, Derby, UK. Equipment: Sky-watcher ST80, HEQ5 Pro Goto, Daystar Quark (Chromosphere version), Point Grey IMX249 (mono)
Inverted Hydrogen Alpha Sun by Alastair Woodward, Derby, UK. Equipment: Sky-watcher ST80, HEQ5 Pro Goto, Daystar Quark (Chromosphere version), Point Grey IMX249 (mono)
The Sun 02 04 2017 by Richard Scaife, Bolton UK. Equipment: Skywatcher ED80 APO, Astrozap Solar Filter, Single shot using Canon 1100D , processed in deep sky stacker and GIMP
The Sun 02 04 2017 by Richard Scaife, Bolton UK. Equipment: Skywatcher ED80 APO, Astrozap Solar Filter, Single shot using Canon 1100D , processed in deep sky stacker and GIMP
In the Heat of the Midday Sun by James Robertson, Somerset, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher 80ed f5/400, white light Baader solar filter, Canon 750d modified, photo tripod
In the Heat of the Midday Sun by James Robertson, Somerset, UK. Equipment: Skywatcher 80ed f5/400, white light Baader solar filter, Canon 750d modified, photo tripod
The Clouds Come Over by Paul Mason, Cannock, UK. Equipment: Meade LS8", White light filter, Celestron NexImage Burst Colour ca
The Clouds Come Over by Paul Mason, Cannock, UK. Equipment: Meade LS8", White light filter, Celestron NexImage Burst Colour ca

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