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Pastel sketch of the calm H-alpha sun on Feb 28th


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Dear all,

today I did a pastel sketch of the full solar disc in H alpha. Haven't done this for quite some time. Our home star is pretty calm today - only a few small prominences and filaments:

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Telescope: Lunt LS50THaB600PT
Eyepiece: Celestron X-Cel 10mm
Date & Time: February 28th, 2021 / 1200-1230 CET
Location: home terrace, Dusseldorf region, Germany
Technique: reddish Koh-i-Noor Toison d'Or pastels and pastel pens on ebony-coloured Hahnemühle mould-made pastel paper
Size: 24 x 31 cm

Clear and sunny skies!

Achim

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