01 May 2013

Hellacious Sun

May 1st Sun

The Sun kicked off May (and its surface) a hellacious sized flair. Several active regions and a very dark sunspot are aimed at a planet just found to have a core temp 1000 degrees hotter than previously measured. Here's a solar pic taken with my LX5 @ the eyepiece:

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