Observing or imaging the Sun is DANGEROUS unless you use specialist equipment. NEVER risk your eyes.
First time using a Baader Herschel wedge with my 480/80mm refractor. Images seem much sharper compared with using my Nexstar 8SE.
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White light (false colour) sun on 23rd August 2014 at 1500 GMT
480/80mm refractor. Baader Herschel wedge (Solar continuum and ND3.0 filter), Baader UV/IR cut filter.
Skyris 273M CCD camera, TeleVue 2.5x Barlow for closeup.
Ioptron ZEQ25GT mount.
AR 2149 produced:
23rd August; C1.3.
22nd August; C2.6, C2.5, C4.1, C2.6, C8.5, C1.1, C4.6, M1.2.
AR 2148 produced:
23rd August; C1.4.
AR 2146 produced:
23rd August; C6.0.
22nd August; C2.2, C6.2.