Partial Solar Disc with Prominences

Partial Solar Disc with Prominences by Stuart Green, Preston, Lancashire, UK. Equipment: Coronado(PST), 2.5x TeleVue Barlow lens, DMK41 mono CCD.

Stuart Green

Preston, Lancashire, UK

Coronado personal solar telescope (PST) fitted with a 2.5x TeleVue Barlow lens and DMK41 monochrome camera. Image captured on lap-top computer and then processed using AviStack2 image stacking software. Further processing and colouring was done using GIMP2.

Partial solar disc and prominences taken in the red glow of hydrogen-alpha and image processed to show contrast and detail.