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Michael Teoh

Location of Photo:

Heng Ee Observatory, Penang, Malaysia

Date/Time of photo:

Jan 14, 2024, 0321 UT


APM-TMB 228/2050 Telescope, Lunt Solar Wedge, Baader ND filter OD 3.0, Baader Solar Continuum 540nm filter, Tele Vue 3x Barlow, QHY5III678M Camera


The active region AR3545 first emerged on January 9, 2024. Despite not showing much growth as it turned towards the Earth, the size of the main sunspot remains an eye-catching 3-Earth diameters. On a rare second clear day in a row, the brief moment of good seeing with newly improved equipment had made it possible to capture a clear view of the active region with the huge sunspot.