Astrophotography by Philipp Salzgeber

 

 

Philipp
Salzgeber

Wolfurt / Austria

The Sun 2002-08-17



Despite the fact that the solar maximum should be gone for about two years, our Sun continues to produce giant sunspots, which lead to geomagnetic storms in interplanetary space and subsequent auroras which can be seen down to the middle latitudes in extreme cases.

Telescope:
Vixen R130S, 5.1" Newton Telescope on Super Polaris mount, 20mm eyepiece
Camera:
Nikon Coolpix 4500 digital camera
Date:
2002-08-17
 


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