Russell Croman Astrophotography  



X-Class Solar Flare: 27 May 2003

About This Photograph

This is an image of an X-class solar flare in progress, the first of two on this date. North is to the left.


Technical Details

Optics:TeleVue NP-101, TeleVue 5x PowerMate.
Camera:Canon D60.
Mount:TeleVue Gibraltar head on Bogen tripod (no tracking).
Location:my driveway in Austin, Texas.
Exposure Details:16x 1/25 sec.