View Full Version : More Sun in October - Sunrise

10-25-2014, 09:47 PM
The first weekend in October that I haven't been preoccupied with providing sustenance for the family, so I headed out for this morning's beautiful sunrise.
This shot silhouette's a flying goose. the black splotch in on the sun itself is Active Region (AR) 2192 - a group of sunspots which have produced a number of X-Class flares over the last few days - sparking HF radio blackouts on the dayside of Earth, but has yet to hurl any Earthbound CME's...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5598/15624180601_e25fc02969_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pNE1ya)DSC_0123DSC_0153 (https://flic.kr/p/pNE1ya) by Randitola (https://www.flickr.com/people/77916250@N06/), on Flickr

10-25-2014, 10:13 PM
Very cool to see the sunspots. Thanks for the details on them as part of your post.

10-26-2014, 09:36 AM
Nice one Randitola - really dig the comp - and thx for the explanation as well!

10-28-2014, 07:33 PM
Great timing on this one Randitola.