PhotographerVictor C. Rogus
Location of photoJadwin, MO
Date/Time of photo11/08/2013
EquipmentHomebuilt 4 inch refractor with Baader safety wedge using solar continuum and ND 3.0 filters. On Losmandy G-8 Mount
Big , dark Sunspot AR 1890 is aimed at Earth and buzzing with short bursts of solar flairs. Flashes of extreme UV radiation have been observed by NASA. These bursts may have effect on the Earth's magnetic poles in the following days.