Massive Prominences on the Northeastern Limb of the Sun


Ha Solar Image

Object Data

Object type: Sun
Notes: A rapidly developing prominence on the northeastern limb.  This unusual Image shows a large very active prominence developing behind a massive surface filament on the eastern limb of the sub at 9:30 am local time.

To see an composition of this region captured 30 minutes apart click here

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