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John Stetson

Location of Photo:

Falmouth, Maine

Date/Time of photo:

November 6, 2006 17:52 UT


Coronado SolarMax 90 hydrogen-alpha solar telescope with a Lumenera SkyNyx 2-0 CCD webcam.


The sun's eastern limb brightened dramatically at 17:35 UT. The first image was captured at 17:52 UT, and the second picture was taken five minutes later. By 18:04 this flare event was no longer visible at the eyepiece. So fast as to be mercurial.


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