Solar H-Alpha: OCT 25, 2009 – 21:00 UT

Solar H-Alpha Sketch - OCT 25, 2009 - 21:00 UT

H-Alpha Solar Sketch

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Observation Notes:

The latest active region looks fantastic. At 40X, I counted 10 spots/pores amid a network of plages. There were 3 prominent spots in the active region and a close pair on the following side traded relative sizes over the course of 30 minutes.

Subject Solar H-Alpha
Date/Time OCT 25, 2009 2:00 – 2:30 PM MST
(OCT 25, 2009 21:00 – 21:30 UT
Observing Loc. Flagstaff, AZ – Home
Instrument Coronado PST – 40 mm f/10
Eyepieces/Mag. Pentax XW 10 (40X)
Conditions Clear, light breeze
Seeing Ant. II

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