Rapidly Emerging Prominences on the Northeastern Limb of the Sun


Ha Solar Image

Object Data

Object type: Sun
Notes:  This composition highlights the rapdly changing filament and prominence from 8:45 - 9:15 am local time.

Exposure Data

Date: 10/26/21
Location: Backyard Observatory, Carlsbad, CA
Telescope: Lunt LS100T Ha Double Stack solar scope
Camera: FLIR Grasshopper 23S6M videocamera
Mount: Losmandy G-11
Exposure time: 15% of 3000 frames
Exposure time total:  
Notes:  2.5x TeleVue Powermate barlow for an effective FL of 1735mm
Captured at a frame rate of 23/s

The 8:45 capture is a single layer (surface) image, while the 9:15 capture is a 2-layer image (surface and prom).