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The Sun 2016

November 2016 sun2016_170.jpg (94295 bytes)
White Light Sun Spots 01-11-16
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White Light Full Disc 10-11-16
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White Light Full Disc 10-11-16
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The Birds 10-11-16
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White Light & Sun Spots 16-11-16
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 Untracked Ha Sun 24-11-16
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 Ha Prominence 24-11-16
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Sun Spot AR 12612 25-11-16
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White Light Sunrise 29-11-16
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 The Birds 29-11-16
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 White Light Sunrise 30-11-16
October 2016 sun2016_156.jpg (189521 bytes)
White Light Sun Spots 06-10-16
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Sun Spot AR 12599 06-10-16
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Sun Spot AR 12598 06-10-16
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Sun Spot AR 12600 06-10-16
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Ha Disc 06-10-16
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Ha Prominence 06-10-16
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Ha Sun Spot 06-10-16
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Ha Prominence 06-10-16
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Ha Sun Spot 06-10-16
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White Light Full Disc 14-10-16
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White Light Full Disc 15-10-16
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Sun Spot AR 12600 15-10-16
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White Light Full Disc 19-10-16
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Sun/Moon Comparison 25-10-16
 
September 2016 sun2016_142.jpg (178367 bytes)
Ha Disc 11-09-16
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Ha Prominence 11-09-16
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Quiet White Light 22-09-16
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AR 12593 & AR 12596 23-09-16
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Sunspot AR 12597 23-09-16
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Ha Disc 25-09-16
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Ha Prominence 25-09-16
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Ha Prominence 25-09-16
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Ha Prominence 25-09-16
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Giant  Prominence 30-09-16
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Ha Prominence 30-09-16
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Giant  Prominence 30-09-16
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Giant  Prominence 30-09-16
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Giant Prom and Full Disc 30-09-16
 
August 2016 sun2016_125.jpg (96638 bytes)
AR 12577 & AR 12574 15-08-16
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Sunspot AR 12576 15-08-16
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Sunspot AR 12578 15-08-16
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Ha Disc 16-08-16
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Ha Prominence 16-08-16
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Ha Prominence 16-08-16
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Ha Prominence 16-08-16
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Ha Prominences 16-08-16
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Ha Filament & Sunspots 16-08-16
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Ha Prominence 16-08-16
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Ha Disc  30-08-16
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Ha Prominence 30-08-16
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Ha Prominence 30-08-16
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Ha Prominence 30-08-16
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Ha Prominence 30-08-16
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Ha Prominence 30-08-16
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Ha Prominence 30-08-16
   
July 2016 sun2016_114.jpg (102624 bytes)
AR 12565 & AR 12567 19-07-16
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Ha Disc 19-07-16
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Ha Prominence 19-07-16
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Ha Prominence 19-07-16
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Sun Spots & Filaments 19-07-16
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Ha Disc 30-07-16
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Large Filament 30-07-16
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Ha Prominences 30-07-16
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Ha Prominence 30-07-16
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Ha Prominence 30-07-16
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Solar Flare 30-07-16
Mercury Transit of the Sun

May 9th 2016

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The Transit Set Up 09-05-16
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When I'd Loose The Sun 09-05-16
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At What Point is Contact? 09-05-16
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Mercury on the Limb 09-05-16
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Mercury and Ha Details 09-05-16
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Mercury & White Light Disc 09-05-16
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Transit Compilation 09-05-16

Video - Watching for Black Drop
 09-05-16

Video - Mercury over Ha Disc
  09-05-16

Video - Following Mercury
  09-05-16

Video - Mercury over White Light Disc
  09-05-16
May 2016 sun2016_89.jpg (147985 bytes)
Ha Disc and Big Proms 03-05-16
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Ha Prominences Mosaic
and
animation 03-05-16
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Ha Prominences 03-05-16
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Ha Prominences & Sun Spot 03-05-16
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Ha Filaments & Sun Spots 03-05-16
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Ha Filaments & Sun Spots 03-05-16
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Sun Spot AR 12529 08-05-16
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White Light Mosaic 09-05-16
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Ha Filaments & Sun Spots 09-05-16
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Ha Full Disc 09-05-16
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Ha Filaments & Sun Spot 09-05-16
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Ha Filaments & Sun Spots 09-05-16
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Sun Spot AR12546 14-05-16
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Sun Spot AR12542 & 43 14-05-16
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Sun Spot AR12542 14-05-16
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Ha Full Disc 16-05-16
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Ha & WL Sun Spot Comparison
16-05-16
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Ha Prominences 16-05-16
 
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Ha Prominences 16-05-16
 
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Ha Filament 23-05-16
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Ha Prominence & Sun Spot 23-05-16
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Ha Prominence 23-05-16
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WL Sun Spot AR 12546 23-05-16
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White Light Faculae 23-05-16
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Ha Full Disc 23-05-16
   
April 2016

Finally in the middle of April, my Lunt Solar Scope came back. It is actually a complete replacement, rather than a repair.

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Quiet Sun White Light Disc 05-04-16
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Full Disc White Light 08-04-16
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Sun Spot AR 2529 08-04-16
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Full Disc White Light 10-04-16
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Sun Spot AR 2529 & Earth 10-04-16
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Sun Spot AR 2529 10-04-16
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Sun Spot AR 2529 16-04-16
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Sun Spot AR 2532 16-04-16
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Sun Spot AR 2529 16-04-16
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Sun Spot AR 2529 16-04-16
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Sun Spot AR 2529 16-04-16
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Full Disc Hydrogen Alpha 18-04-16
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Ha Sun Spot AR 2529 18-04-16
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Ha Prominences 18-04-16
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Ha Prominences 18-04-16
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Ha Prominences 18-04-16
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Ha Prominences 18-04-16
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Sun Spot AR 2529 18-04-16
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Full Disc Hydrogen Alpha 19-04-16
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Full Disc Hydrogen Alpha 19-04-16
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Ha Prominences 19-04-16
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Ha Prominences 19-04-16
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Ha Sun Spot AR 2532 19-04-16
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Ha Prominences 19-04-16
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Ha Prominences 19-04-16
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Full Disc Hydrogen Alpha 21-04-16
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Ha Prominences 21-04-16
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Ha Sun Spot AR 2532 21-04-16
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Ha Filaments 21-04-16
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Ha Prominences 21-04-16
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Ha Filaments 21-04-16
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Con-trails over Ha Disc 21-04-16
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Ha Prominences & Sun Spot 23-04-16
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Sun Spot AR 2533 23-04-16
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Full Disc Hydrogen Alpha 23-04-16
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Full Disc Hydrogen Alpha 23-04-16
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Full Disc Hydrogen Alpha 23-04-16
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Full Disc Hydrogen Alpha 25-04-16
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Ha Prominences 25-04-16
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Ha Prominences 25-04-16
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Ha Prominences 25-04-16
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Sun Spot AR 12533 in Ha 25-04-16
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Ha Filaments 25-04-16
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Sun Spot AR 12533 28-04-16
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Sun Spot AR 12537 28-04-16
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Sun Spot AR 12535 & 36 28-04-16
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Full Disc Hydrogen Alpha 28-04-16
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Ha Sun Spot AR 12535 & 36 28-04-16
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Ha Sun Spot AR 12533 & 37 28-04-16
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Sun Spot AR 12539 30-04-16
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Sun Spot AR 12533 30-04-16
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Sun Spot AR 12536 30-04-16
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Ha Prominences 30-04-16
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Ha Prominences 30-04-16
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Filaments & Sun Spots 30-04-16
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Ha Prominences 30-04-16
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Ha Prominences 30-04-16
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Solar Flare & Animation 30-04-16
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Ha Filaments 30-04-16
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Ha Prominences 30-04-16
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Full Disc White Light 30-04-16
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Ha Disc Mosaic 30-04-16
 
March 2016

A third month without my Ha scope. I'm not very impressed with the service from Lunt.

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Seeing Comparison 02/03-03-16
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Full Disc White Light 07-03-16
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Sun Spot AR 2512 07-03-16
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Sun Spot AR 2513 07-03-16
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Sun Spot AR 2513 and un-named spot
14-03-16
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Sun Spot AR 2519 and AR 2521
14-03-16
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Full Disc White Light 14-03-16
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Full Disc White Light 27-03-16
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Sun Spot AR 2524 27-03-16
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Sun Spot AR 2524 27-03-16
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Sun Spot AR 2526 27-03-16
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Sun Spot AR 2526 27-03-16
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Full Disc & Close Up 30-03-16
   
February 2016

Still waiting for Ha scope to be repaired.

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White Light Bird Transit 03-02-16
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Sun/Moon Comparison 03-02-16
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Full Disc & Close Ups 11-02-16
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Sun Spot AR 2497 11-02-16
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Sun Spot AR 2494 11-02-16
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Full Disc & Close Ups 15-02-16
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Sun Spot AR 2497 15-02-16
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Sun Spot AR 2497 16-02-16
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Full Disc White Light 18-02-16
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Full Disc & Close Up 23-02-16
     
January 2016

With the failure of the Ha scope, I'm limited to white light for now.

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Sun Rise White Light 14-01-16
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Full Disc White Light 27-01-16
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Full Disc White Light 28-01-16

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