A Solar Prominence by Mike Wirths
A Solar Prominence (Mike Wirths)
A Solar Prominence by Mike Wirths

Photo of the Week for August 1, 2014 Mike Wirths was watching the action on the Sun on […]

Photo of the Week for August 1, 2014

Mike Wirths was watching the action on the Sun on June 25 when this Earth-sized prominence put on a 10-minute show. Fortunately excellent seeing prevailed, allowing Mike to capture this sharp image through his solar-filtered 6-inch refractor from his observatory in northern Mexico.

A Solar Prominence by Mike Wirths
A Solar Prominence (Mike Wirths)

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