Active region 1520 (July 12)

posted: 1978 days ago, on Thursday, 2012 Jul 12 at 16:48
tags: astronomy, astrophotography, Sun, Kos Coronaios.

The Sun is spo(r)ting a ginormous active region at the moment: 11 Earth diameter's across. Kos Coronaios imaged it this afternoon.

The region is so huge that a road trip at 110 km/h would take about 50 days to complete.

nothing more to see. please move along.