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  Solar Astroimaging

All the images on this page show close-ups of the surface of the Sun.
They were made using a modified QuickCam camera and a solar filter made from Baader solar film.

*NEVER look at the Sun without a proper solar filter!*
 

Sunspot group imaged using the NexStar 5 Schmidt Cassegrain telescope (f/10).  Prime focus method.
 
 

Same sunspot cluster as above using a barlow (2x) lens for greater magnification.  NexStar 5 (f/10).
 
 

Sunspot cluster.  Prime focus NexStar 5 SCT (f/10).
 
 

Sunspot cluster imaged using a barlow (2x) lens for greater magnification.  NexStar 5 (f/10).
 
 

Sunspot cluster at prime focus of the NexStar 5 (f/10).
 
 

Click for photos of my solar filter
 
 

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