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#1 Roel

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Posted 26 July 2012 - 01:40 PM

This morning I aimed my 70mm solar telescope at the sun and I almost got blown away by what I saw. I GIANT prominence on the north eastern limb. I hovered above the surface like a huge dragon.

I made a sketch with white pastels on black paper, color added and orientation-flip with Photoshop.

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#2 JeanB

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Posted 26 July 2012 - 02:14 PM

:jawdrop:

Roel, I am amazed by the level of perfection you can reach with pastel!!!! I saw beautiful images of this enormous puff, but your sketch is way better than most. :bigshock:

I, myself observed this baby yesterday and I was flabbergasted and knock out of my shoes by its magnifiscence...

Your sketch is an inspiration!

Bravo!!!!

Jean

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Posted 26 July 2012 - 03:34 PM

Roel,

Very good sketch of the Sun :cool:.

CS,KLU,

Tom

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Posted 26 July 2012 - 09:46 PM

Roel,

Magnificent sketch!

Frank :)

#5 Uwe Pilz

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Posted 26 July 2012 - 11:24 PM

What a large prominence! I like that sketch.

#6 maroubra_boy

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Posted 29 July 2012 - 06:23 AM

<sigh>

Just staggeringly beautiful work you do with the sun, Roel. Just beautiful.

Alex.






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