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Big Sunspots, Right Now

Camera: Fuji X-T2
Exposure: 1/1000
Aperture: f/11
Focal Length: 800mm Fuji 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR with Fuji 2.0x extender (~1200mm equivalent).
ISO: 200

There are some crazy big sunspots front and center on the sun right now.  If you’ve still got your solar viewing glasses from the eclipse, you can probably see them.


Camera: Fuji X-T2
Exposure: 1/800
Focal Length:  ~1500mm (Lunt 60mm Solar Scope w/17mm objective)
ISO: 640

Categories: Astrophotography.

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  1. Very cool shots. What are the white splotches and what filter did you use to visualize them?

    • Good question! I know about the umbra and the penumbra, but those white spots are called faculae. I do not know what they represent.

      I used a hydrogen line filter on a Lunt Solar Telescope.

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