Sunspots (August 01, 2011)

posted: 2303 days ago, on Monday, 2011 Aug 01 at 16:01
tags: astronomy, astrophotography, Sun, Kos Coronaios.

The Sun, imaged 2011 August 01 at 12:45 SAST by Kos Coronaios. From top-left to bottom-right these are sunspot numbers 1263, 1261, 1260 and 1265. Sunspot 1261 is, according to spaceweather.com, capable of generating X-class solar flares.

Closeup of today's sunspt group, imaged August 01 at 14:58 SAST by Kos Coronaios.

nothing more to see. please move along.