Sunday, 22 July 2012

AR11526 & Detatched Flame Prom - 22nd july

AR11526 by Mark Townley
AR11526, a photo by Mark Townley on Flickr.

The flame prom that was visible yesterday is slowly detaching and hovvers above the sun like a big plasma cloud, held in place by magnetic field lines. AR11526 is a quiet active region and poses little threat for solar flares. Taken with the 127mm SS @ 1900mm fl DMK31.