|Without much zoom the sun seems rather diffuse through the filter.|
|Just a wee bit of zoom|
|The filter gives the sun an orange glow. Never, never, never photograph the sun without a filter.|
|Click on the photo to see that the surface is not as smooth as you would think.|
Remember that the sun's surface consists of plasma at super high temperatures with lots of magnetic fields.
Click here to read an interesting article from the Huffington Post on the next sunspot cycle and solar maximum.
|Photo through our telescope back in 2002.|
But, Drew just told me that Mercury will transit the Sun on Nov. 11, 2019, so we are hoping for a sunshiny day in a little over a year for that event! Lots to look forward to! Check out the Time and Date.com website for more detailed information.