Location of Photo:
La Jolla, CA, USA
Date/Time of photo:
January 28, 2022, at 4 pm PST
Lunt LS50 Pressure Tuned Ha refractor, ZWO ASI462MC camera, SkyWatcher AZ-GTI mount, ASI Studio capture and Pixinsight Processing software
Circled in this Hydrogen alpha image of the sun, taken from our deck, is the rapidly enlarging AR2936 area of sunspot activity, reported to have quadrupled in size in just 48 hours (https://earthsky.org/sun/big-sunspot-region-ar2936-jan-2022/). Arrows point to solar flare activity.