ar 1429

Departing region 1429, responsible for an exciting week of X-rated activity on the sun... inverted and rendered in an appropriately hot hydrogen alpha color palette.

This image was published as the Astronomy Picture of the Day on March 14, 2012. The dramatic full solar disk from March 11th can be seen here.

March 11, 2012/ captured with Little Big Man, PGR Flea3 camera

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