2014 Oct 14-30, Daily Sunspot Tracking

It’s been several months, but I finally had the opportunity to process and animate a 17-day daily sunspot tracking sequence from October. It features AR2192, the beautiful large active region that caused a stir that cycle.

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Oct 14 - 18

Oct 14 – 18

 

Equipment used
Celestron 102mm f/9.8 refractor, 7-24mm Hyperion zoom set at 16mm, 63x, Thousand Oaks white light filter, homemade Sun funnel for initial sunspot placements, LXD75.

Sketch media
White card stock, superfine black felt-tipped artist pen, 0.5mm mechanical pencil, processed in Photoshop and orientated so that north is up, west is right.

 

 

 

 

Oct 19-24

Oct 19-24

Oct 25-30

Oct 25-30

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~ by Erika Rix on February 19, 2015.

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