Sunny side up

Sunspots

The Sun with ARs 953 & 954

After many frustrating weeks of poor conditions, things finally let up long enough
for me to catch a few sketches of the Sun with its (also long-awaited) recent
sunspot activity. These sister ARs are quite impressive, and 953 is the largest I’ve
seen in my short observing career. I can’t wait for Solar Maximum! -æ

(Sketches done in graphite pencil (HB & 3B) on 70# sketch paper.)

Andrew English


2 thoughts on “Sunny side up”

  1. Andy,
    Great work on these white light solar sketches
    including the limb darkening and the sunspots.
    Frank

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