The Sun in Calcium K Ultraviolet

Photographer
robert.zaballa@gmail.com
Email
robert.zaballa@gmail.com
Location of photo
Acworth, GA
Date/Time of photo
August 5, 2017
Equipment
Orion 80 mm ShortTube Refractor, ASI178 Camera, and Baader Astrozap and Calcium K Filters
Description
The Sun is imaged in ultraviolet light, specifically in calcium K emission, showing plages, faculae, and K grains due to magnetic activity.
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