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Old 11-14-2011, 10:11 AM
Sam Insana Sam Insana is offline
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Default Chromosphere Solar Activity

On November 14, I am seeing the largest solar flare I have seen in years. It is over 100,000 miles high and over 100,000 miles wide. With my PST I am also seeing filaments several hundreds of thousands of miles long, and several faculae (white patches) on the surface, as well as quite a few sunspots. The sunspots look better with a glass filter on my newtonian, since that shows the photosphere. I will continue to watch the progress of the massive solar flare. It may become a coronal mass ejection. Sam Insana
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Old 11-14-2011, 05:15 PM
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