Monday, October 27, 2014

AR2192--Flaring Captured 10.26.2014?

AR2192 continues to flare as it moves toward the edge of the sun's disk.  When I looked at the sun yesterday (10.26), this spot had some very bright areas visually, sometimes a sign of a building or subsiding flare. I imaged for some time yesterday and I think the images may have captured some flaring.

Here's the initial image captured at 17:40 UT:

At 19:45 UT, AR2192 had brightened appreciably:

I reduced the exposure significantly, so that the bright areas were a little more controlled. The flaring seemed to be confined to 3 bright areas:

I'll finish out the gallery with some of the other images I took: