Active region of the Sun

Active region of the Sun

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Credit: GREG PIEPOL/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Active region 875 glows against the darker spicules of the solar disk in hydrogen-alpha light. Equipment Data: Solar Spectrum .2 angstrom hydrogen-alpha filter; Astro-Physics AP155 EDT telescope at 3000mm focal length. Lumenera Infinity 2-1 video camera. 150 individual frames captured.

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Keywords: active region, astronomy, chromosphere, hydrogen-alpha, prominence, science, solar, space, spicule, star, sun, sun atmosphere, sunspot

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