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Solar Eclipse 4/8/2005
Solar Eclipse 4/8/2005
Photograpgh in H-Alpha through my PST

Sunspots and Filaments
Sunspots and Filaments
Taken through my PST

Filaments are prominences seen against the face of the sun, appearing as long narrow dark streamers or diffuse complex dark areas in H-Alpha light. Filaments often mark areas of magnetic shearing.

Note the Prominence
Prominence
Taken through my PST

Two Solar Prominences
Two Solar Prominences
Imaged through PST

The Sun through my PST
The Sun through my PST
Taken through my PST

Plage is patchy H-Alpha brightening on the solar disk, usually found in or near active regions, which can last for days.

Prominences, Active Regions, and Sunspots
Prominences, Active Regions, and Sunspots
Taken through my PST

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