Partial Solar Disc with Prominences


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.