Monday, August 6, 2012

Huge Filament Day 2




Here's a pic of this enormous filament today.  Note the evolution of the shape; it is much more "shredded."  Perhaps the magnetic field is collapsing. These images are combinations of two separate 1000 frame captures.  The upper pic is colorized, mainly just to look pretty, but it also enhances some of the details. Seeing was significantly poorer than yesterday.