Sunday, May 19, 2013

Today's Mosaic and Closeup of AR1748, May 19, 2013

Imaging conditions were fairly good today. AR1748 continues to look bright and capable of producing X-Class flares, although it has been relatively quiet since torching off three flares in 24 hours earlier in the week. Today's mosaic is below:

Here is a closeup of A1748 and environs. AR1748 is the bright area above and to the right of center.

Finally, here is a zoomed area of AR1748, showing the complexity of the spot. Note the dark filament bridging the two bright core: