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Hydrogen Alpha Sun

By mid February, the Sun was finally high enough that once it was over the house extension roof, it would shine on the observatory. This meant for a couple of hours from noon, I was able to use the NEQ6 mount to track the Sun and mount the Lunt Ha solar scope. On Feb 15th, not only was the Sun high enough, but it was also mostly clear, if a bit hazy. I grabbed a full disc composite and several of the prominences - 15-02-17

 

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