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New Image: Solar Activity - 29/03/2023

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Solar Activity - 29/03/2023
This is a 4-panel mosaic of the Sun captured today (29th) around 8.40 AM local time.
see the full-resolution image on astrobin
https://www.astrobin.com/full/zwfnq6/0/

Mount: IOptron CEM25P
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Re: New Image: Solar Activity - 29/03/2023

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Gorgeous solar image geethq!
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Hi Geethika. A superb 4 panel mosaic solar image using your Coronado SolarMax II 60 telescope, especially on the astrobin site. Wow, active regions, granularity, filaments, and prominences. Thanks for sharing this capture with us Geethika and it even has a 3D effect to it.
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Wow, I love that!!! Nicely done :D
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awesome work , thx .
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Great capture , I like the inverted look
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Re: New Image: Solar Activity - 29/03/2023

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That's magnificent!
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Re: New Image: Solar Activity - 29/03/2023

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Congratulations geethq on having your image selected as todays TSS APOD!

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Re: New Image: Solar Activity - 29/03/2023

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That's amazing, congratulations on the well deserved APOD!
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