Witt’s End

It's Not About Stories People Tell, It's About …

Here’s a little (actually really big) thing to brighten your day. I have some new gear and new software I’ve been waiting to try, however, the sky at night has been less than cooperative. Yesterday I opted to use our favorite star for practice. I know, the composition sucks and the focusing could use a bit of help, too. Those black specs you’re looking at are all part of a rash of flares and eruptions on the sun, any one of which could swallow several planets the size of Earth. Final image created from a stack of several thousand individual images.

So, in case you’ve forgotten what the sun looks like, here ya go. Let’s hope for clear skies, soon.

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