View Full Version : Amazing Sunspot Image from New Solar Telescope

2010-Aug-25, 05:01 AM
A new type of adaptive optics for solar observations has produced some incredible results, providing the most detailed image of a sunspot ever obtained in visible light. A new telescope built by the New Jersey Institute of Technology’s Big Bear Solar Observatory has seen its ‘first light’ using a deformable mirror, which is able to [...]

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2010-Aug-25, 02:44 PM
Beautiful! That looks like the amazing quality out of Sweden.

Here is a more "true color" version (as would be seen from space at an appropriately reduced intensity).