Solar Prominence

Solar prominence taken on February 7, 2016.  This image is my first attempt at solar imaging and "first light" of my Quark Chromosphere hydrogen alpha filter.



Camera:  Point Grey Chameleon

Filters:  Daystar Quark Chromosphere hydrogen alpha

Mount:  AP Mach1

Exposure:  Disc: best 10% of 1000 frames, Prominence: best 10% of 500 frames

Data obtained:  February 7, 2016 - 19:39 UT

Meadowlark Ridge Observatory
Meadowlark Ridge Observatory