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First view of the Sun for almost a month, but the wait was worth it. The large sunspot has split into 2 umbra, both within the same penumbra. Plage  and filament activity nearby. There is a large prominence just above this on the oncoming limb and 3 other prominences on this limb. On the Western limb there is another even larger prominence. I will set up for WL and have a close look at the AR. Hope your skies are as clear as mine.

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Bout time too and the sky is clear shame about the wind making imaging difficult.


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Thanks for the heads up. There IS some activity at last.

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Got some nice views in WL using my SW ED 72 and Herschel wedge. The the umbra may not be completely split yet. There are too small spots/pores following the main AR. It will be very interesting to see how this develops, clouds permitting.

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