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Sun Prominence

Classification: The Sun (G2V)
Object Location: Center Of Solar System
Size & Distance: Apx. 864,938 miles. at apx. 93 million miles or 8.19 Light Minutes.

Date & Location: 08-22-2015 Descanso, CA
Exposure: Best 20% of 1000 frames for proms and 500 for the surface.
Optics: Lunt LS60THa pressure tuned 60mm f/8.3 / Hinode Solar Guider.
Mount: Celestron AVX Equatorial mount.
Camera: Point Grey Chameleon 2
Filters: ~<0.7 Angstrom, B1200
Software: FireCapture, AutoStakkert 2, RegiStax 6, Photoshop CS5. Topas labs.

Notes: Scaling the sun at 1/1000 shows this view of the prominence to have a length of about 217,000 miles and a height of about 42,250 miles.