Views from the observatory: The Sun in Hydrogen Alpha

This black and white still image of the Sun was taken on 24th July 2012 from video footage taken with the observatory’s live camera. It shows the Sun in hydrogen alpha. Features such as granulation, flares, filaments and plages can be seen in the image.



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An astronomical observatory at The Long Eaton School, scheduled to open in early 2012
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