The Sun in H-Alpha

2010 June 20, 1315 UT ñ 1450 UT,
Solar h-alpha,
PCW Memorial Observatory, Zanesville, Ohio USA – Erika Rix.

DS 60mm Maxscope, LXD75, 21-7mm Zhumell,
H-alpha sketch created scopeside with black Strathmore Artagain
paper, white Conteí crayon and pencil, Derwent charcoal pencil,
black oil pencil.

Temp: 22.9C-29C, Humidity 73%-65%
Seeing: Wilson 5 – 3, Transparency: 5/6 ñ 2/6
Light cirrus, Alt: 35∞-53∞, Az: 087.3∞-104.5∞

Erika Rix

2 thoughts on “The Sun in H-Alpha”

  1. Erika

    A very detailed piece of artwork.

    One of these days I will have to get myself a solar scope.


  2. Erika,

    This is a beautiful solar sketch made with great care and attention to detail.

    Frank 🙂

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