Active Region 1476 at the limb of the sun, rotating into view.

The full disk of the sun on May 5, 2012 can be seen here.

This photo was featured on the front page of Spaceweather.com on May 7, 2012.

May 5, 2012/ captured with the Astro-Physics 155 edfs refractor, Baader Herschel Wedge and Point Grey Research Flea camera

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