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Paul Andrew captured this photo of the Sun’s active region on September 3rd, 2011.
The Sun’s active region is an area on the Sun where there is intense magnetic field. Sunspots usually form in active regions where it also host related phenomena such as solar flare and solar prominence which can also be seen in the photo above.
Taken in Ha light with a DMK41AU02.AS camera and a single stacked Lunt LS60T, it comprises of two separate exposures (one for the prominence and one for the detail of the solar surface).
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