We have a massive chain of sunspots marching across the
right now. To celebrate, I shot an extreme close-up for your viewing pleasure!
These are active regions of hydrogen plasma twisted up by the local magnetic field.
Also pictured: my
scope doing its thing.
A close-up look at the Sun yesterday!
I finally got a break in the non-stop clouds and set up to shoot our
This image is shot through a filter that isolates the tendrils of hydrogen plasma in the outer layer of the
is surrounded by a wild network of gasses …remnants of a star that exploded.
was recorded by Chinese astronomers on July 4, 1054 as being visible in the daytime sky!
Shot in visible and infrared with a backyard
A deeper look at the Crab
…this time placing my image next to the
From across the room you can’t even tell the difference!
But for real, I love how close I got to a $6B telescope from my backyard.
I used my version to colorize Hubble’s 😉