Super Solar Filament

ASOD “SUPER SOLAR FILAMENT”–“Antonio Vilchez”

Object Name : Sun
Location : Granada (Spain)
Date 08/02/2015
Media: Graphite pencil, white paper.
Equipment: Coronado PST and Baader Hyperion 13mm, azimut manual mount.

SUPER SOLAR FILAMENT: It is, arguably, the second biggest thing in the solar system. A filament of magnetism almost 1,000,000 km long is stretching across the face of the sun. Only the sun itself is bigger. Stretched out, the line would fit 67 Earths!


2 thoughts on “Super Solar Filament”

  1. Antonio,

    Excellent full solar disk rendering and filament. Your sketch makes me feel warm looking at it and captures the moment. Thank you for sharing it.

    Cindy

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