The Sun

Here is a view of the Sun taken while testing a new camera. Click on any of the spot groups to see a full resolution image of the spots. The link is to my PBase image gallery. Click your browsers back button to return to this page.

Object The Sun
Exposure 1/2000 second taken through a Thousand Oaks white light solar filter
ISO 100
Camera Canon 60Da DSLR
Optics 8" f/4 Schmidt Newtonian Telescope
Location Bedford
Processing Conversion, contrast stretch and sharpening done with Images Plus . Sharpened image blended with a noise reduced original using a mask to highlight details in Paint Shop Pro . The image was resized and sharppened using Focus Magic . Finally the contrast was further increased using the clarify function in Paint Shop Pro.