Sunspot AR2529 – Departing shot – April 18, 2016

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Goodbye 2529! This is perhaps my last shot of 2529, at least for this rotation. The seeing was poor most of the time. Luckily I’ve managed to find a few hundred frames that showed the granulation and details inside the penumbra rather well.

Look at the happy face appearance of the spot, it changed from a heart-shape to a smiley:) This was imaged with a filtered 8 inch scope (200mm, F/5 Newtonian) and ASI 174MM camera with a Red filter.

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