Our Nearest Star 16/4/2016


Sarah & Simon Fisher

Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

Prime focus single shot, Canon 600D attached to Maksutov 127mm telescope fitted with homemade Baader Solar filter

So thrilled to photograph the Sun in white light today!

Conditions weren’t ideal – fast moving cloud, steady breeze too – but we had a couple of awesome clear patches and it was fab to get a closer view of the monster Sunspot AR 2529 – a giant more than three times wider than Earth!