Solar Chromosphere Shows a Swirling Prominence Near Active Region 13327

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After a few weeks of unstable weather with clouds and rain – very unusual for this time of the year – I could finally make a short solar session on June 5, 2023. The image features an eruptive prominence swirling near the Active Region 13327 and below, a large filament hovering over he chromosphere, captured at UT11h20 from Dark Sky® Alqueva territory, in Portugal. As the low dense clouds were passing by all the time, I was not able to make a time lapse. Let’s hope for better conditions in the upcoming days.

PT: Após algumas semanas de clima instável com nuvens e chuva – muito incomum para esta época do ano – pude finalmente fazer uma curta sessão solar em 5 de junho de 2023. A imagem revela uma proeminência eruptiva girando no limbo solar perto da Região Activa 13327, e por baixo desta, um grande filamento pairando sobre a cromosfera, captado às 11h20 (UT) a partir do território do Dark Sky® Alqueva, em Portugal. Como as nuvens baixas e densas estiverem presentes o tempo todo, não consegui fazer um time lapse desta vez. Esperemos por melhores condições nos próximos dias..


Technical details | Detalhes Técnicos

SW Esprit 120ED | NEQ-6 Pro mount | Daystar Quark Prominence filter| Player One Apollo-M Max |Focuser Sesto Senso 2 | Stack of 200 frames for each single image, captured in average seeing conditions from Dark Sky® Alqueva territory, Portugal.

Important Note | Nota Importante:  Never look and point a telescope or any other optical equipment directly to the sun without a proper and specialized safty filters! It can blind you forever.  PT: Nota Importante –  Nunca aponte um telescópio ou qualquer equipamento óptico directamente para o sol e observe através dele sem filtros especializados e seguros. Causará cegueira irreversível!



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